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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:

Hope Lies In Determination

I am mar ford.i lost my husband some years past and after the hard experience that i encountered decided to join usife moyo women group in 2003.here we jointly have participated in income generation activities like business (selling omenas),table banking,many go round which has enabled many members to lift their own social status.one borrow funds and can invest i their own project,pay school fees or build a house.i have been able to start a business of selling second hand clothes "mitumba" from such funds that i get and i am progressing on well.given support by well wishers we should be able to move very far in the nearest future.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Usife Moyo Women Group

Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Emusula, Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of HOPE LIES IN DETERMINATION
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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