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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:

Never Play With Fire

It was a Monday, before the sun set when a child was playing with fire subbley the fire state catching some house, at first I couldn't belive my eyes cause one of ray friend was living their, when they wanted to help thing all thing were on fire, I and my friend runed to called the owners house cause they were not there. When we reach their we found other man conserting with cases like that, then we told him what had happed, t hen he told us to take her where the cause stated then he told us to not to worry he will dell with it, I thanked God that nobody was injured.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kbera Kianda, 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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