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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:

Tragedy

Back in the old days during my childhood i remember very clearly when we used to play a lot with kids from my neighbour hood,we used to walk alot because we just could not stick to one place while playing.So there was this one day we went out to play on almost all corners of the estate.You know kids could be lucky,but since our parents had warned us we stopped going to he rubbish,we saw a green nylon but what was inside is what caught my eyes. It was a baby,the baby was so cute but the bad thing is that it was cut into pieces,i remember crying for a human being like me not forgetting a child,we had to rush to our homes to inform our parents ,Our elders came to confirm for themselves and they decided to call the police.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: New Pumwani School

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to NEIGHBOURHOOD

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Carlifonia, 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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