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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:

A Spring Of Water

Butali spring is a water source that served Butali market for a long time although it was not protected. In the year 2008, The organisation known as Kamadep visited the area and did an assessment of the quality of water. he water quality of the srping was found to be not conducive for human consumption due to its high level of harmful bacteria and contamination. The organisation set to build and protect the spring and seal off areas of contamination and train the water used committees to be able to sustain the spring in terms of a quality and hygiene. After this was done, the spring that serves the market is now enjoyed of its good and quality water for drinking.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kazi Mashambani Develoipment Project(Kamadep)

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY MARKET

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Butali Market, Kakamega North, Kenya
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