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

Singi Esikoma Self Sustaining Community Programme

'We are happy to get some changes in the community" One of the farmer from Esikulu was talking to the area chief. We have been having problems of Inadequate skills in agriculture and livestock farming "we have been using traditional farming practices which limited our abilities to optimize our yields" Yes on behalf of the poor and the vulnerable people " Ihave talked to one of the Local organizations to come and assist us here our problems finished" One of the local organization whose main goal was to improve the lifes of the poor through participating in poverty reduction efforts. Through this organization the steps of mobilizine community was done to sensitize them build the capacity in crop production and livestock farming and leadership Later changes were realised through proper ways and methods of farming and leadership among them. "I told you our lifes will cjange through this organization, let us continue to work together to improve our domestic requirements. Sustainable income generating investment has assisted us to improve our lives.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Esikoma Village, Busia County, Kenya
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