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

Leadership Integrity And Development

The severe drought that hit Amkeni village left people dependent on a relief food from a local church and an international non-governmental organisation. However bad roads made it difficult from relief supplies to reach the community. To add insult to injury Amkeni villages , who were small scale farmers stopped irrigating their small farms after their only water source was diverted to a 23 kilometers " development project" in the city. The Amkeni me had received sympathy votes in a by elections that followed his fathers death after only serving for six months . After his election the replaced the constituency development Fund CDF committee formed by his father and friends and relatives who miss used the funds for their selfish and personal intrests. He also started a self-styled security group to protect his political ambitions and deal ruthlessly with any opponents.


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 fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
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