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

Your Child Hygiene

Being a good kindergaten teacher, Nelie was concerned about the welfare of all children in Ngando Universal. Mama Joel, a mother of one of children thought her child teacher was too noisy. She kept being summoned to school for what she termed as unnecessary appointment tired of looking fool. Nelie gave up on this parent. Joel had poor hygiene, he often smell ammonia. No one bathed him. Nelie took issue and decided to get intouch with Joel's mother. She was on elegant woman. I asked Joel to be brought to the office. Joel had formed layers of dirt that caused him scratch himself in discomfort. He had several scratch wounds as result of these. At this point, ineeded to show mama Joel at whose expense she was neglecting her child she was shocked and she has really changed Joel is ever clean.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ngando Universal centre

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Ngando, Nairobi, Kenya
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