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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Sanitary Pads

Langata Rotary Club visited our county and donated sanitary pads to girls in five primary schools and three secondary schools. It was a one year supply and indeed it would help girls focus on studies as most of the girls during their menstruation period opt not to go to school since they cannot afford to buy there towels and at the same time they don't want to be embarrassed. The few that go to school use rugs which is not hygienic.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: LANG'ATA ROTARY CLUB

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Rangala, Siaya, Kenya
Map of SANITARY PADS
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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