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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:

A Group On The Move With A Great Impact

ST AUGUSTINE WOMEN GROUP in Kakamega Central is a wonderful centre for inspiration. It can only be classified along high ranks. this Group which started as a small idea of few women 4 years ago to now a source of employment, a centre of knowledge and an economic booster for the community. From poultry keeping, brickmaking, rearing of cows and goats there can be no under estimation of the achievements by this group. They also undertake table banking as away of boosting the economic standing of the members.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: African Union

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mahiararu, Kakamega Central, Kenya
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This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
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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