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


Complications have grown in the western and Nyanza.This depends on the kind of diseases complication in this societies. It has shown by an increase in number of sugeries to be conducted. A team of medical experts from the US have arrived in kisumu to offer surgical services. This is aimed at reducing the increased surgical back log in western kenya. the surgical operations will see patients suffering from severe surgical complications from these regions helped. They came in with there instruments that are very scarce in the government hospitals. It will see to it that the poor get the support they need and life kicks back to those included and affected.


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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
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  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

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