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

Business At The Border

there were times when too much regulations at the border (busia,Kenya and busia, Uganda ) affected businesses adversely.though many people had the capital and stock,business was limited profit.Business could not be expanded to either side of the countries and as a result,people fro Kenya would go to busia,Uganda to shop and the same to Ugandans at the border. but with the removal of trade barriers at the borders,business at the border has become booming and the two communities enjoy a very tight relationship in business.Kenyans from busia ,Kenya can take goods or products to Uganda freely and sell same to Ugandans.this has also promoted development of diverse business activities and operations and has provided employment to many people.for one business at border has become profitable with many rich and wealthy businessmen and entrepreneurs developing on both of the two communities


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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Border, Busia, Kenya
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