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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:

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Life in slums is always hard, apart from this the enviroment of slums or the picture of the slum is alway bad to any country. The government of Kenya impress it citizens especially slum dwellers, when it intiated the programme of slum free nation. The government nuilt houses and gave them out to slum dweller move to eradicate the slum. This progress seem to slow but all the slum dwellers are hopeful that one day they will be leaving in better houses.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Soweto East-kibera, Nairobi, 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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com