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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:

We Are Agents Of Change

As Secretary of the Kalenda Jua Kali Women Group in Kakamega North, we have never known how to disappoint.We get everything right, from starting our initiative timely in 2005to understanding correct investment into the whole idea before reaping wholesomely and we are the undisputed agent of change in our wonderful community in which we first appeared like grasshoppers.Failure is only an inner attitude depending on the bearer but at the same time success caneasily be embraced to take over the reign to allow change that would determine the direction of a whole community.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mwera, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
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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