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

Looking Up For High Goals For Our Community.

I am Jacob Kakai, the Vice chairman of Tusaidiane support Group in Kakamega North District, Kabras Division. In our endevour to greatly change our community, is our quest to give it the dignity it deserves , we are packaged with the desire to upgrade its status both socially and economically through a youth empowerment approach on a specific life line of hope in farming and economic uplifting for our members and the community at large. Started four years ago, this Self Help Support Group is well on track to turn over all stones on our way to cause everything go the way we desire. We admire the achievements we have so far attained to this end, both for our members and the community at large. Some members in our team are ill infected and we are helping them in a special regard as well.


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  • This story relates to self-esteem
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  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Shianda, Kakamega North, Kenya
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