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

Foods Destruction

It was during the long vainy seasons in budalangi. Farmers had prepared their farms well for planting, after a long dry sell of time they become excess rivers started flooding while that the rains would stop but all was in vain. Water started flooding everywhere as the vains continued, many home and houses of people were swept by the water leaving them homeless.The livestock animal were drowned leaving them homeless. The livestock animal were not left behind, some which did not manage to swim were drawned destroyed and the water carried away the top fertile soil leaving the land unfertile. Many people espacially children lost their lives after suffering from water borne diseases eg. bilhazior Through the loss of many people, the presdent opted for help from the move develop countiries through controlled. many villagers were educated on the importance of practising mixed farming and the importance of balancing Agriculture


  • The organization most involved in what happened: United Nations

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  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Yala, Yala Kisumu, Kenya
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