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

Flying High Today

The number of ophans and vulnerable children is growing so fast in kakamega central district of western province There are many organizations working on the issue by helping the needy by provide the basic such as food, shelter,clothing for them since most of their other relatives are poor & cannot manage their sustainance. One organization in particular- Western water &sanitation forum was been vocal and instrumental in helping these angels. They have done these by providing to many of them in the homes and providing school fees for those who cannot . And I am a beneficiary of the project since my mum could not pay my fees to secondary school. I am currently in school and performing so well. Thank you ''wewasato''


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 knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, Kakamega, Kenya
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