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

Research Work

My son tells of a story as a university students at Kenyatta University when doing research work so hectic and tiresome. In a semester, they would spend alot of money on cybercafe doing research work and typing then printing. Sometimes this cybercafes were flooded with students also doing some assignment and this posed a great throeat to them because they had completed the assigned. Years later, as a masters student in the university, professor Olive Mugenda who many have referred as a woman of development initiated the construction of a students computer center which has over six hundred computers. This has helped refuse the costs of doing research in a cybercafe and most students run there to do their research type and then just download it to flash disks for printing and the construction of the students computer center has just made work easier and reduced the congestion in the cyber cafe. Thanks Profesor Olive Mugenda


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by 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: Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
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