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

Poverty Eradication

The government of Kenya tries by all means to do away with any element of poverty. They look for means and ways that brings in poverty but can be controlled. They have at the moment offered relief food to places where there are cases of poverty. To farmers who may fail to do the farming due to lack of farm inputs, the government has offered them at a fairable low prices to enable all farmers to purchase it. Many farmers who have been complaining of the increase price of fertilizer over the years, the government has seen into it that its lowered. To those in sparingly dry areas they have been urged to plant many trees and mostly plant drought resistance crops, ,any of such areas the government has brought in irrigation. The government again has brought in some cash via some established projects to help widows and orphans to avoid poverty.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Highrise, Nairobi, Kenya
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