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


Development and innovation for rural communities DEVIRUCO as an NGO that has helped alot pf people living in and around my community in mayenje, mundika etc this non governmental organisation have helped top subside costs agricultural has helped by the NGO and even costs for such practices thatb eraa produced by the the hospital charge kshs 500 for circumsicion, tyhe organisation charges only 100 i remember one time when my cousin was about tobe arrested and ton be forcefully circumcised at that time he had no money so he sought refuge in this organisation and with khs 100 he was circumcised and was property taken off this organisation has helped scientifically products mushrooms which aren't harmful to individual health and have supplied them to hunger stricken areas in my community. it has helped to supply relief food to members of the community and supported innovation programme among my community members and through all this activities DEVIRUCO has been a very important organisation to members of my community.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mayenje, Busia, Kenya
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