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

Give A Girl Child Education

Many women sympathise with young girls who are dropping out of school due to early marriages,pregnancy and lack of fees to join secondary education.A group of house wives came out with a solution where by they formed Langata housewives for youth girl and women.They went into Kibera slums to identify girls who can do something either sewing machines where they can saw clothes, repair, which is tailoring other training how to become soloonist.These women have changed many girls in Kibera and other sorrounding areas.They have reduced poverty in slums community.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Langata housewives for youths,girs and women

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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