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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:

Protecting Our Forests

The diversity of the kakamega Forest has and is known world over for being one of the few remaining Tropical Rain forest in the world. Kakamega Forest has a large variety of snakes, birds and even butterflies. The tulinde self -help group so the opportunity of protecting the forest as its their source of livelyhood in form of tourist attraction and earn the community something small in form of revenue from the Ministry of tourism as part of recognizing communities contributions in tourist sites. Thanks to Julinde self-help Group for protecting the environment thats a livelihood for many in the area.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Isikhulu Location, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
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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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