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

Kenya National Education Council

Kenya National Education Council has enabled our country to run well. Before education was introduced most of us were just roaming around without doing anything. Most boys were idling on roads doing nothing. There was increased theft in the community. They were few schools in the country. Students used to walk long distances going to school. Most of boys did not go to school because they took advantage of schools being far from their homes. This problem was informed to the government. The government put out the educational council to put up centers of education. Our community managed to be set up for three schools. Teachers were employed and parents were informed about students going to school. After sometime the students were admitted to schools. This enabled more students to acquire knowledge and how to plan for their future.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Chavakali Organization

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mudete, Kakamega, Kenya
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