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

Community Health Workers In Kibera

The level of health in Kibera for a moment had greatly gone down and it it was even calling for air-bone diseases. It called an alarm for the Amref group which made it a community work. The conducted the work in public institutions such like hospitals and even schools near these hospitals. Everybody worked hard for the betterment of such institution. The Amref people are out to help improve the level of health in many places where they have acted and where they are yet to act in. They conducted the word consercutively for a whole week leaving a clear and better place to be in.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
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