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

Banana Farm

I am a father and i spent most of my time in the shamba cultivating and planting bananas for my daily bread. Long time ago used to plant indiginious bananas bt due Namaji Self Help Group i would get a highbrid seed that would give a high yield harvest. Since started my farming long time ago i had no fund and seeds bt when Namatsi self help group came i was the first person to ask for assistance now my small farm can assist me to boost my daily bread and some to school fees for my daughter and provide job opportunity for the jobless youths in the society. My farm provides alot of high yield product but most of the customers asks for more but the problem is that the lands is too small for accomodation of many bananas thus bringing my products low in terms of production and then sales. Iwould like to ask for a good samaritan to help me so that i can produce more and sustain the education of my society children. Success in any way you 'd find me.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Mwnala, Kakamega, Kenya
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