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


Kenya as a country has many forests, many of them being thr tropical rain forest not leaving behind the others which include savannah grassland, savvanah woodland e.t.c.In kenya there is a group of people who want to benefit themselves by false means.The animals are endagered by poachers.The poachers kill wild animals which after they will acquire valuable parts e.g ivory which was got from Rhinos, elephantse.t.c.Skin got from leopard,loin, cheetah,The valuable animals parts are sold to wealthy individuals or may be exported outside kenya.The other group is the one that cuts down trees by illegal means.Thay invade a forest and cut down trees which later leads to deforestation which later is a desert.The government of kenya has employed the kenya wildlife services to take care of this natural resources.Since the KWS was started the endangered animals are safe and can move freely.


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  • 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakamega, Webuye, Kenya
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