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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:

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The Life if Josephine seemed t o come to an end the moment her husband died in 1997. August, with 7 children ranging between the age of and 15 years she could not imagine that the family members of her husbands that the late brothers sisters and other in laws of Josephine were now cleaning their brothers properties which were in million here in Kenya and abroad in United States. Life proved to be a living hell until Josephine came to meet one woman by the name Susan from Nairobi who told her rights This seemed a right idea which Josephine immediately executed given that she had been legaly married to her late husband. The lawyer susan helped them until on the very final day when the court ordered her in laws to stay off her late husband is propety with stern warnings of arrest and jailed if they dared to interfere with her. This left Josephine in a state of peace and was able to educate her children happily ever after.

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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: Marachi, Kenya, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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