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


Malaria has been a great disaster in this district for the past twenty years. Children are especially the most who were encountered. Every day thousands of children died of Malaria. It has greatly been noted that this disease is influenced by a parasite called plasmodia which is transmitted by mosquito. Apart from mosquito the Ministry of health has given several issues concerning the spread and the life circle of mosquitoes. It has proved that mosquitoes breed in areas where we have stagnant water, where there is long grass and bushes, they can also breed in containers left open. Despite the fact of considering this breeding sites, it has also given away foward of overcoming it. First, to overcome the spread of malaria to destroy the breeding of the mosquitoes. This is done by draining stagnant water or applying oil on it. Apart from that the ministry has greatly provided mosquito nets through a malaria campaign. This has greatly reduced the spread of malaria and deaths of thousand childrens every day. This has greatly help Individuals through it's motto "Lala ndani ya Neti Zuia Mlaria"


Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Mululu, Sabatia, Kenya
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