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

U-v Rays For Treating Water

water is very important since it is the fluid that has the highest percentage in human body.this also it important because one of the needs was liter of water a day thus making it an important liquid caries harmful stricter that lead to the loss of life of many people from water sore disease that are water bone thus leaving to loss of life of children and woman at large. due to the safer society launched a program to advocate the mass on water treatment and its importance and introduction of a new way of treating water e.g the use of the u-v rays from sunlight thus creating cheap and affordable way of treating water that was welcomed in the slum. this led to families treating water for consumption thus prevention water disease.


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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Lindi, Nairobi, Kenya
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