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Old Man That Was Encouraged To Live

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of OLD MAN THAT WAS ENCOURAGED TO LIVE One of the residents of Khungungu village, aged 69 years is a cripple whose support of getting well being was lacking as all the family members had died of HIV/AIDS. The old man was disparate extremely poor to support himself for his daily bread. He always moved by the nearest road to watch for people to beg for what to eat. Came about a man, businessman, who stood by the road and tried to chat with the old man who explained of having poor livelihood for household use. Mr Obara the business man expressed interest and assisted the old man to get enough food, shelter and a service provider. The life of the old man changed into success, able now to eat, bath, treat, and wear well. He could now use arm chain to move to the nearest shops, to interact with other people of the same age. This approach of symbath and empathy really transformed the old man. Read more.
Related to project keywords: beg, household, support, able, family members

Free Monthly Sanitary Pads

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of FREE MONTHLY SANITARY PADS In the informal settlement of Mathare life. It difficult due to the lack of money which leads to unbearable living conditions that leads to children suffering to make ends meet. This has led to the unbearable suffering of the girl children who face poverty and mostly during their monthly periods. Due to this situation always foundation organised a monthly donation of sanitary pads for the female children in the surrounding schools thus putting a smile on the female faces. Read more.
Related to project keywords: children suffering, free, poverty, suffering, leads

Lift Up Your Broither

By a female, under 16 years old, in Simbi/vihiga, Kenya
Map of Lift up your Broither Recently my village witnessed quite unfamiliar scenario. These had never happened for along time and has promoted many others to extend their hand to the poor & unsuccessful in the society. One of the villager who had risen ranks society very first came home (to the village) with goodies including clothings, foodstuff and other commodities for the less privileged in the community. They were mobilized by local leaders who helped identify the most vulnerable and unable, arranged a date to meet and eventually given the commodities for free. They was kind of him. The area has many orphans and old grandmothers who have support from no one. Read more.
Related to project keywords: eventually, time, free, poor, support

Lowering The Magnitude Of Poverty Via Hiv/aids Prevention

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of LOWERING THE MAGNITUDE OF POVERTY VIA HIV/AIDS PREVENTION Poverty varies from individual household in many District in Uganda,given this fact,the cause of the above is poor weather and more of HIV/AIDS that has subjected the able bodied human being fall victims of this scourage therefore as a mitigation mechanism of this in Bukakata,Radio,Buddo is a region tour of this area sensitizing people about the epidemic which has ruined many people's lives. Read more.
Related to project keywords: household, poor, able, poverty, human

Together As One

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of together as one Family has been the most nuclear form of getting people who are related together be it in form of blood or by adoption since time imemorial. Many people have despise these fact and decided to move out in their individual capacities hence making many mistakes along the way which eventualy leads to isolation from the rest of the members.My village has experienced so many of such cases in the recent past by losing the young family members to the urban centres hence forgetting off all the other necessities of life including family. Recently my grandparents had to take on initiative by bringing all the extended family together and discussed so much.These was so fruitful since mutual understanding of assistance of the weak by the strong was found and hence uplifting their lives. Today they are upright and have taught so many others of such intiative. Read more.
Related to project keywords: related, time, family members, bringing, leads

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