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

The Flood

Long ago in Kenya,there were floods.when the floods ended people came down from the mountainsThe floods affected crop animals were dying because of floods such animals like cat which cannot swim were carried by water.the houses were carried by water the children were carried by water.the people remained helpless no where to go.but he only organization that help the people who were caught with the disaster were the red cross.Red cross helped them with food clothes and shelter.Red cross helped people by providing free medical facilities for children who were sick.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Kisumu Dogo, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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