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


Many parts of Kenya that are out of town have face the problem of insecurity due to lacvk of loght. The community living the towns in Kenya have faced it very difficult for a very long time . The government has brought electricity even to the interior parts of Kenya to solve the problem of insecurity which has been the main problem in such places. The dark places of interior have been with many animals which have been encouraged by darkness. They have cost a lot of loss to the [people and also the wildlife have killed the livestock in the society. The power has secured the community by discouraging the wildlife.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Ramba, Kisumu, Kenya
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