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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:

Inability Is Ability

Gone are the days that they said that inability persons cannot do anything in this country.Erick Omondi was born in late 70s.He is a man who is disable. He studied so that he can proove to peole that he can make it to what he wants to be. He worked for some years to save to start his own business. Because Erick was a strong man he was not discouraged and he bought a bus and named it Tita Shuttle expression and it operate from town to Mathare north and vise versa and thanks to his courage and hard work now he has about seven buses. The owner of the Tita shuttle express says that focus on what you have abut dont focus on the people because you may be discourage. Thanks to all this because he has show as thet disable also can do something.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUINITY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mathare No 10, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
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physical
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
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succeeded
 
 
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