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

Child Vulnerability

On a holiday visit in Kenya,Jane had the opportunity to visit a slum village where she used to school and reside while growing up until she finished school and was blessed with a scholarship to study in france.The village slum where she used to live,people lived in object poverty,negative ill,sorrounded the village,crime,prostitution,drunkness,school drop out and early pregnancy.this ill really hearted Jane,young girls were the who bore the gratest harm,coz most of them were raped which others were seduced with promise cheap things like roadside food snacks,with all this they decided to rent 5 houses which turned to be a blessing to the community.Together with positive oriented parents of the affected,Jane brought sewing machine and carpentry equipments,Jane enrolled the children one by one .most of this girls were went thro this program and they have been able to change the school is running and most of the youth who idled were able to learn and change the lives.they have been able to earn daily earning from the courses they undertook.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: NGANDO SELF-HELP GROUP

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Ngando, Nairobi,dagoret Corner, Kenya
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