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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:

Indeginous Vegetables And Seeds For Livelihood Improvement

I once used to come home soliciting for vegetables to go prepare some meal for my family members. It kept on worrying where next i will go beg. But now though a friend I came to know about indeginous vegetable project with different varieties . These varieties include Black night shade,spider plant crocolaria,cow peace. Growing thse crops and keeping seeds has changed my life completely. I am able to feed my family. My family members are healthier and happier. We are able to on this project in a family each member with a role because we know it is providing for our needs. We have bought two sheep each has brought a new born. We plan to buy a dairy cow.. I have attended exhibitions exposing what i do and ope many people who learnt are doing the same.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Butula, 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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