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


Alcohol was caused breakup and murder of very many people from my area. Residents have become smugglers and engage in illegal business which causes deaths life of other people especially the young. Local brews which are prepared not considered. They are prepared in dirty environments when are comprised to health of drinkers. Many youth are engaged in drinking hence avoiding school and other duties which awaits them. They drink right from morning to the water of the day irresponsibly. The local leaders need alot of much more force to help stop the vice as well as a counsellor and organizations which can advice the youth on the dangers of excessive alcoholism.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual
  • Related to Life Without Water

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Individual

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Bambogi Village/market, Vihiga/aidai, Kenya
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