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

Garbage Collection

Due to the dense population of the slums in the country.This has led to the houses coming up in all the available spaces in The slums of the country.This was evident in the slum of kibera where all the available space is used up to cater for the growing population.This has left out the need for gabbage collection sites Thus leading to the disposal of gabbages in the slum Thus making the region filth and unhealth for ones living.This has led to the outbreak of diseases in the slums from water and airbone due to the gabbage collection.This has led to The involvement in the libour l.b.o in the cleaning up of The slums by comming up with a method of gabbage collection in the slums.This has led to the slums being clean and safe Thus prevention of harmful diseases.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: LABOUR CBO

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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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: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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