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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:

How The Role Model Devt Initiative Started

Two years ago a couple arrived from Germany to stay and work in Kakamega. They were assisted by the Germany Embassy and the man was known as Mr. Rapp. The lady was called Michada. They were touched to start assisting the street children especially Michada. For sometime, Michada wit the help of local members including pastors reached out to street children and tried to meet their physical needs. However this did not last long since some of the people assisting Michada were not trustful. Michada later changed her mind and turned to work with us. (Volunteer children officers and we begun the role model Development initiative).

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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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: Municipality, Kakamega, 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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