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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:

Widows With Power

This is a group of widows who decided to form a group and start business of which they buy cassava and maize and sell they set up their minds to up lift them selfs so far they have set up their projects. They have given themselves targets that one must do something is her family like Educating her child or take her to traing centre as the interest she has This has made those mothers very happy a list they have changed part of their living though they are widows, in their small arning and some are as role modle they don't relay on others and they are bread winners in their family.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Bulemia, Busia, 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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