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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:

Building The Nation

The coming of a new baby to birth what made us who we are.In the year 2002 we chose the government of the people.Power was restored to the people . We dedicated our demands and desires. The roads were established and water was piped into our homes.The new era allowed for democracy though it was half but better the half than a full loaf.they could not go and discuss their salaries as it was us paying the tax, the taxpayers simply went on a strike and work on building the nation

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: 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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