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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:

Fish Farming

The village elders were so pleased to have the government and local N.G.O came together. The purpose of coming together was to educate the youth about fish farming so as to keep people busy. They dug for people holes and started for them by giving them small fishes. They were left with books which had the process of maintaining fish while and the best way to harvest them. The local N.G.O by the name Kazi Haikosekani Kwa Vijana (K.H.K.V). The local elders were warned not to command the youth to give them part of their money as they wait to go for Institutes of education. They said fish farming has a lot of profit. In Africa, most of fishing places have been over fished and their is no fish to be sold and bought. They said that is better than digging for their is no a lot of manual work.

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  • This story relates to knowledge
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  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Ejinja, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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