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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:

Harambee Stars

Harambee stars was once a very strong team during 90's even though early this millennium and late 90's it started performing poorly. Its performance was very poor and in the process for trying to revive our national soccer team Harambee stars, very many coaches were given the task both from home and abroad but all was in vain. In around mid this decade of 2001 and 2010, Kimanzi was appointed coach of the team and for once their was hope of the team reviving because it started winning matches and even improved in FIFA rankings. Whoever, as it is usually in Africa, Africans believe in foreign coaches and so in an attempt to even keep the spirits of the team high, the prime minister Raila Amollo Odinga brought in a certain coach from Germany. Kenyans thought all will be well but things turned upside down when the team again started to perform very poorly up to when the team again started to perform very poorly up to today and all we blame is the prime minister for sacking Kimanzi and bringing the foreign coach.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Nairobi, 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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