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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:

Fish Pond

With no economic activity going on in my area, life was so borrowing and development was something that people never ever thought of. There were so many rivers and the land was fertile but production was subsistence. The area chief, village elders, sub-chiefs and influential members of the community came together to share the best way forward. The project started in three months the fish pond had been completed. the fingerlings were put into the fish pond and that became the new beginning in the community. Today the area has developed greatly just from the singe fishpond and today we've over fifty.

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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: Bukhayo, Busia, 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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