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

Money The Mother Every Problem

Capital has been a major crisis in this our area Sondu. This problem is majorly placed by those living in what we people call 'interor' places.These are local people that most of their residents, have no information on various developments that have been taking place. The most affected gender is girls some of them have been convinced by their parents to engage themselves in some do i say, dirty behaviors. One of these dirty behavior is befriending themselves to ''peng'' drivers or motorcyclest .We started them ''peng'' drivers since most of them are not learned and due to this they cant even manage to maintain their motorcycles from the living they can causing the motorcycle to make a peng sound. It is believed that these parents have been convincing their daughters to behave in such behaviors so as to raise money to help in house finance, paying school fees which cannot rhym with those illicit behaviors.Most of our sisters school mates and even primary girls have been dying of HIV/AIDS, dropping out of school,getting married at an unmature age to make it worse running away from home. All these are just because of LACK OF MONEY.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Sondu, Kisumu, Kenya
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