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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:

Kick Malaria Out

Malaria is a number on killer disease in the Subsaharan Africa today.This comprises of Kenya and especially the Western of coastal regions. This is so because the areas are prone to heavy rainfall during the winter. Many people in the villages do not keep their compounds clean by draining stagnant water which facilitate breeding hence high rate of malaria affected infections. Recently the Ministry of Health came up with an initiative where mosquitoes nets were distributed to every house hold members to help curd the malaria menace in the region. Thanx to the Ministry for the successfull initiative.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Emukayi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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