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

Construction Of Bridges

In kakamega country Ileo division in specific, the region had a geat problem that facod them due to lake of bridges on the roads within that areas. This hinder amny developments within that areas which led to delliy of development in that entire region up to how. A respectable man who used to work with the ministry of land and servey cheapt in to help to facilitate the building up of bridges in that area which has many rivers and stroams. The community couldn't meet the respectable man who was working in the ministry of land and servey by the name mr Enock Irungu helped in the construction of all the bridges in that areas without changing the community any single sent because he chated for charges through convincing the government to sponsor that building of the bridges in the arbu of Ileo district.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mr Enock Irungu

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Mr. Enock Irungu

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About This Story

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