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

Last year when the people came to kibera slum in Nairobi kenya. That day the weather was very dine and the birds were singing their melodies that made the white people happy. They enjoyed their journey moving through the slum. Immediately after they were through with their observaton they noticed that the kibera peple were not qualified in agricultre process and process of using fertlilizers and rearing livestock. Fortunately the people of kibera were taken through lessons of how to rare livestock as well as to prepare their lands and also the importance of fertilizers when used well crops do very wel. The farmers were taught many ways such as manure fo crops. In all these there was mutual befitt to both walls crops get manure from the animals and animals get food from crops. And now people kibear are now a good number if them among with other communities.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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