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

Environmental Pollution

Environmental problem is a threat that not only affects our environment but also affects us.In my local market Cheptulu in Hamisi District,in the recent past the place was lagly pulluted with plastic bags everywhere,sewareg waste organic waste and all other polluting agents carelessly dispaosed. Initially no one took a break out of cholera is whwn it downwd on the peoples mind the harm that they were brining to themselves.The cho;era was widely spread out up to the institutions in the neighbouring Kaimosi area.It is because of that the government thought it was wise to educate memebers ofthe community om importance of sanitation.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Cheptulu, Cheptulu, Kenya
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