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

Vocational Training

For quite some years vocational training centers have received cold welcome from people who view them as useless and despite so much negativity, Institutions which deals with vocational training have been identified as one of the most influential careers in the country. Many girls who drop out of school due to poor academics or lack of school fees nowadays on being encouraged to join vocational training so that they can have a source of income and develop their talents in hand skills at a tender age. Vocational training have helped so many to be independent. Thanks to SAIDIA FURAHIA who have helped so many orphans, the needy and the HIV/AIDS victims to develop their hand skills talents with sponsorship.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Saidia Furahia Orphan Home

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  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • Location: Kitengela, Nairobi, Kenya
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