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

Solar System

I had just finished my house and everything was in place except for one thing , electricity.though the house was beautiful and amazing,when it was nightfall things were absolutely different.too much darkness engulfed the huge mansion that i had just built and for once this poised a great threat to me because of increased robbery in the area and the amount of money i daily spent to ensure that the whole mansion of eighteen bedroom was glowing with light. one day a friend of mine who was visiting noticed this problem and asked me why i had no electricity in the house.i explained to him about the expenses of bringing the electricity which was two kilometer away to my home with no one on the community ready to he gave me another alternative of buying a combination of solar systems that would offer an amount of watts to will provide lights to the entire mansion.yeah that was a good idea and so i bought about four solar panels and connected everything in the house and this became the end of darkness and dullness in the house.because after charging the solar the entire day it would provide enough watts to provide light in the whole mansion and even i used to operate my television radios and even for cooking as i waited for the electricity to arrive.


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  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mundika, Busia, Kenya
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