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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:

Gaining Of Hope From Depression

My name is Agnes Anchachi of ID number 6997249. Mama wajane self help group staged itself in place in our area in 2010 to which i became a member. My situation at that time was very hopeless following the dismiss of my husband the previous year. He had been the main bread winner and the one to whom the family that includes 3 children depended upon. When this group admitted me it enabled me to start accessing soft loans which the group normally gives to its members in terms to lift their economic status. I started a business of buying and selling of cloths. This greatly changed my economic security as i could now feed my family, educate the children etc beside the group has also engaged in joint income generating activities like paultry keeping, cow rearing for milk etc.

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mayungu, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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