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

Support Sustainable Environment

Peace makers Development group organisation through our vision contact director thought since whenever there is a disaster. there is need for water and sanitation fuel and so forth. Our organisation do support environmental programmes in targeted areas. the wanton destruction of tree cover in these areas either through commercial etc. charcoal burning and other economic activities has tilted the balance of the ecosystem and adversely affected river systems with devastating results especially during the post election violence 2007/2008 most of our forests were the most affected by either individual displaced persons or government organs. we as an organisation we played a major role to make sure that there's no IDP's compiled by SHisia Mwachi Secretary


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 physical needs
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Stage Mandazi, Kakamega, Kenya
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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the wrong
This story describes a...
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good idea that
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