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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:

Expanding Water Harvesting

When the goverment included in its 2011-2012 budget for building large rainwater catchment tanks in two schools in every constituency it was a welcome move to my school which was seen to fastrack the project at the constituency level. My school which had initially planned to take a project of digging a borehole but the surveyors had a huge budget of more than 1,000,000which was seen expensive for the school to raise. Thanks to the government cause how we can see the project taking odd.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Indangalasia, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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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