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

Kibera Slums

In kibera we have many slums.this make many people to die without any problem me i wuld like to say try to help us in kibera.Becaus many people are complaining that government is helping other parts.But kibera has alot of things to do.But they don,t have that time to solve problem in the village.Me would like to say try and try again to help us because we don,t have anything to do.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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 knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
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