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

Making Change In The Community

Nairobi General Youth Association(NAGEYA) is situated in the slums of mathare in area 4A.NAGEYA as the as commonly refered accomodates 72 orphan children in their home and provides education for the kids these kids initially used to pay ksh.100 but the teachers realized that for the kids to get even the food was a problem and so it decided to withdraw the ksh.100 and currently studying for free of charge.the 72 kids also get food(lunch) from the school.Those that help the kids at their homes and tech them do voluntary services because they know that the only person that could repay them is God. NAGEYA doesn't have income generating activity but thourh its challenging they have been able to provide to some orphans and vulnerable kids


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Nairobi General Youth Association

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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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 4a, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
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