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

Sports Development

Sports have become a major source of income for several people who have identified it as their talents and through sponsorship have managed to make it big. In Mathare slums,there are several young and energetic people who can be well trained and can make/earn a living through football.The Sakata ball,an initiative by Mohammed Hussein have been a major boost to the aspiring players and talented young youths who want to improve their lives through football.It has been organizing tournaments,donating football jerseys,boots and sponsoring players to other friendlies with our neighbouring countries. If other enntities come in to help like the Sakata ball,the talented youtys can realise their dreams.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Sakata Ball Organisation

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya
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