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

Awareness About Hiv And Ids

For the past one and half years in my village knowns as Mwiyala village,kakamega county and keyan country. I as an individual felt so sad, when most the families around were losing their family members through the deadly diseases which i HIV and AIDS. As an organization which is known as Nmatzi self help group we decided to visit and councel the widow,Through this grouo we have been contibuting Ksh 200 per member every month for her daily upkeep, and the children eduction. We thank god for the organisation which have taken over the burden and ssisted the widow and her chldren financially to date.We WE stil need more support financially to assist her childrens education.The widow have four children -one class four -one -class six one in class eight and the elder in forum four.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Namatsi Self Help Group

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  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to FAMILY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, Kenya
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