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

The Power Of Showing Love

What is love?is a strong feeling of deep affection for somebody or something specially a memberof your family or a friend, there is an example of one person called Cicilia Mwangi who shows the power of love is not only about beaty but also doing something. She is among the beauty pegant who have left a legacy that people will ramember.She is set out as an ambassador of anti jigger campaign project in kenya. she is in conjuctionwith Ahadi kenya initiative which has brought this menace to the lime light that have opened our eyes and proved to as that jiggers are dangerous , let alone dangerous they can kill CIcilia has helped in the spread of jigger knowledge , treatment ,feeding , clothing and has started a bee keeping project aimed at generating income to reduce poverty which is the major course of jiggers. Thanks to cecilia because she has shown that she wants to seee another person smile being happy and continue living anormal life like hers.She has proved that life without love is worthless and will definetly a lasting heritage worth to be recalled.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mathare, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
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