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

Home Illnesses

One day an organization came to our village here in kibera where they reaalised that people from that area were teribbly suffering .We had no toilets and so people had to wait night to hide somewhere.But this was dangerous to our lives.The other problem was that people got typhoid because they ate dirty food that could affect their health.When the phase came to our community,they buit toilets,bathroom,and even brought water in the community.Sharing toilets could affect people by getting various deseases.They also gave people different ways of making water safe for drinking.They also said about cleanliness and gave some people soap ,towels and also gave the children handkerchief .Some got sponsors from PHASE.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: PHASE

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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