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

From Grass To Grace

Back in the 90's Kenya was a sovereign state but by then only few individuals would make an impact in the country or community.Back then you have to be mindful or watchful or rather mindful of what they said or else the next thing you would find yourself under closed bar,be you a journalist,a minister or a common mwananchi whoever you were did matter less by that time. But thank God all this changed and the media (kenyan) has greatly foughtful for our has educated us on our rights and even aired to us how countries have been able to fight for their freedom of speech and expression. Today kenyan can free express their anger and joy towards the government where they feel there is need for reform without fear.this has helped the government perform its duty since the media can easily interogate it,publish if to the community and the angry community re-elects them.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

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