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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:

Thugs And Gangsterism

There come a time in sitak village in busia district when one couldn't walk treaty as from 7:30p.m due to the increased gangstarism and thuggery in the area. in some cases people were robbed everything and left naked on the roads. others were murdered and no one clared talked about it due to the fear of being attacked this went on for some time period until the villagers come together to discuss the way forward.after along the time policing where strong young men shall be picked and was supported by everyone and so many young man liked the idea as some had no jobs and this provided a source of income for them. after affecting the community policing policy the level of that went down drought as some of the robbers were cought and handed over to the authority, peace was finally restored and security in the village was fine

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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: Siteko, 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...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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