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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:

Improving Lives Of Women

I would like to thank the government on the efforts of reducing the prices of sanitary towels which is a must have for women. The initiative which was launched sometime back by the honorable prime minister has been fruitful and in a way profited many women in the country, be it those from poor areas, since they can at least afford. Cases of girls missing school during their monthly periods have reduced a great deal since majority are in a position to access these facilities. In my school, which is a high school, girls are more comfortable and have even in their performances; all thanks to that wonderful initiative.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government
  • Related to Shot@Life

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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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