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

Computer Literacy

Due to the increase in the technological advancement in the country and the world. This has led to the need of computer literacy to the people in the country. This is evident due to change to the advancement technology in the country. This being so it leaves out the poor in the country to be computer illiterate due to the lack of funds so as to be computer literate. Due to this computer giants microsoft foundation launched a programs in the slums and this was evident in mukuru wa njenga whereby they were educated about computers that being the woman and children and people in the slums of mukuru wa njenga. This led to the people being computer literate in the slums.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: MICROSOFT FOUNDATION

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mukuru Wa Njenga, Nairobi, Kenya
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