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

The Reusing Of Waste Product To Make Good Quality Product

Kisumu is a well known producer in the fish industry.But a problem come up when the Kisumu City Council come to complain about the poor disposal of fish bones around kisumu city making the place look Bad and terrible. One of the fish sellers thought of a very bright idea that could help about the disposal of fish waste.She started collecting fish bones and drying them and she used them to make very beautiful ornaments like earring,bangles and necklaces.She dyed the bones to make them of different colours.Wow!They appeared very good wonderfull.After selling and making good market she decided to form her own company to help the unemployed citizen. For those who brought a bag full of fish bone he/she was given 1200/= and for those who made the ornament was given 600/=per item.with these creativity it enable the fishseller to set up food at her table.


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  • This story relates to creativity
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Nyalenda, Kisumu, Kenya
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