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

A New Begining

It has been a worring thing for me since i received news about shallow wells international management(swim) organisation, through Mr John.the news was a surprise to me because finding a person who have dug a well is difficult. After i received education on how to know where to find underneath water. In my home, have ditected where to find water and am ready to start. It is a joy to me now i will have a well in my home, something which was a dream and history to me.For me bore hole was for rich people only. Another joy is that there is job for all the residents.This project has changed the lives of many people.Lack of water has being forgoten completely.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Shallow Well International

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity

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  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Malewa, Muharati, Kenya
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