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

Water Safety

There is a saying that says water is life.This is true but the question is,Is the water safe for consumption?This has been a challenge in the recent past but thanks to ENO Environmental Online,an organization concerned with environment issues.ENO mobiles a group of youths whom it sent for water testing tools which they use to test the water and know it's salinity,PH and purity so that people can consume water that is safe,with those tools,these youth divided themselves and started a project on testing water sources and advising people on how to improve the purity of the water before consumption.This has prooved fruitful because since they started the project there has been reduced number of patients with water born diseases


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Chavakali, Chavakali, Kenya
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