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

Indigenous Chicken Keeping

In the year 2008 the ministry of agriculture came up with a plan where by they send teachers to train the community about the keeping indigenious chicken with Esikulu sublocation We had five groups who were trained. Afterwards the ministry suppiled fifty chicken per every group. Then they went away. It was therefore the work of the group to monitor their chicken. Along they were some disease broke out and the chicken died from the five groups. One group was Namalenga two singingine three sahani four samaki and five Nazimumbi. The five groups lacked to be provided with medicines and meals since it was the months of famine.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Gvernment

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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mandika/esikuhulu, Busia, Kenya
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