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

Health Centers

The health centers here in kebera has been kind and loving to us.It was brought because here in kebera their were no health center.In kebra was a place where children a lot sick and some also died it.was a place where health center where nowhere to be found.But now their are many health center which has helped children from losing their lives.In once or twice a year They give children vaccines.They came and inject children under five so they may not get polio, measles.When the health center was brought we were happy.Children now in kibera are healthy and strong. it has been our happiest season in our life since the center was made.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kibera arms

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • 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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