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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:

Geothermal Electricity

The amount of electricity produced in this nation of Kenya has not been enough to serve the entire nation. At times the Kenya power and lighting company had regulate electricity during rainy seasons and even increased electricity charges per unit. Some areas have remained with electricity for a very long time even with establishment of Kenyan Rural Electrification project. With time there have been various issues about this problem with the Kenya power and Lighting company working hard to expand and increase its power production. Whoever the Geothermal Station in Naivasha (Olkaria) and the most recent one being the project of establishing a geothermal station which is likely to produce greatly the problem of electricity shortages and increase power supply to most pars of the country.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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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: Kenya, 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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