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

Income Generating Activities

I am a native of Ikolomani.I am a former by profession.About some three years i did not have a job to help me get money for my well being in life.I had moved from place to place but unfortunately i wasn't lucky to secure any job.Iwas frustrated however an organisation named world vision opened my eyes when they conducted a seminar that taught people on income generating activities.They taught us basing on forming which touched on poultry,dairy pig rearing cash crop and many other.By the end of the workshop i was full with knowledge .I din't hesitate by straight away decided to venture into poultry.I started with a few chicken which kept increasing in number as days went by.To date i have a huge form of poultry which gives me a lot of benefits.I sincerely thank the organisation for not only benefiting me but also other people


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

About the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

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.
Learn more about the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.

About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Ikolomani, Kakamega, Kenya
This story describes a...
broad need
The story is about...
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
the wrong
the right
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
Give Now

Help Us Expand the GlobalGiving Storytelling Program

You can support our efforts to create an online DIY toolkit for collecting and analyzing community
feedback by making a donation to GlobalGiving's Innovation Fund.

Collect Stories from Your Community - DIY Toolkit (Offline Version)

Download, print, and distribute the GlobalGiving Storytelling Form (PDF) to start collecting community feedback.

Once you have collected stories, we would love to work with you to transcribe them into our online database for analysis. Please contact Britt Lake at .

Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.