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

Women Group

My name is Fredrick Onyango. I am living in Kayole estate in the county of Nairobi we have started a women group today we have 700 members. Since the group have acquired a bus through donation form well wishers. As a result of this we have made a needy way by borrowing a loan from Equity Bank to pay another bus from those investments we having a steady flow of money every month of which we are intending to build a commercial building in order to supplement the earnings for this respect members are attending to the payments of dividual in each December of every year.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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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: Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
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