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

Women Are Resilient They Rise To The Occasion

Women are a great source of inspiration in any given community .The asset part of them magically shows up even in the most unfriendly environment .Women are also resilent and as leaders they can provide reliable qualities. in the year 2010 we came up with a burning idea as widows in the area to rise to the occasion and form a vibrant movement that would be a vehicle to move us away from poverty and discrimination .At first we were pessmistic even as we began.However with a determined effort to the natural phenomenon that women are the weaker sex , we have overturned the perception .Mama wajane self help Group is moving on with minimum external support we have achieved a meaningful status.Is our desire and prayer that we may also get some financial support from sponsors with a heart for the hurting in the society .If there are any such kind hearted person, then here we are women's leader kabras Division


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mayungu, Kakamega North, Kenya
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