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

Kenya union of the blind an organisation that was formed in back 1959 and regestered in 1960 by the blind people of Kenya, is an organisation that help the blind people of Kenya which is managed and runned by the blind people themselves. In 2003 the organisation helped in training and later finding a job for Mr. Joshua Ombayo who is an albenion as a teacher after training at Kenyatta University and now teaching at Bishop Solumut at Kakamega. In the year 2004 it helped in paying school fees of Mr. Mumasi who is total blind man at Kenyatta University ans as a result he has graduated and now working with Kenya Institute if the blind. Last year it helped Erick Omondi to be trained in India as a community development offices and he is working in a resource center as a debrealer.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kenya
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