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

The Village University

the parent have been complaining for lack of university tertiary institutions and parents dig deep in their pockets to cater for transport,boarding fees for their children to study very far from their homes.currently their is an organizaton coming up with an initiative for cheap and affordable to the community. they are urging the parents to come up with a resource centre with computers and this organise with network with the resource centre and be connected with the universities to other parts of the world and the children wil access training through ICT. the parents are willing but the lack coordination to come up with this initiative.some of the parents are doughting the initiative but those with ICT knowledge they sat that the initiative is possible.the community is calling for other well wishers to contribute towards the fulfillment of this initiative.if this initiative is completely installed it will reduce the cost of education and the youths will access trainings in different aspects and fully updated on the information worldwide.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Munongo, Busia, Kenya
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