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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:

Decongestion Of Slum

Kibera slum population was increasing rapidly and the social amenities in extensive does not match with the population.To improve the people's lives the government thought it wise to decongest the slum and build other residential areas to relocate the people and solve the problem. Many people objected this and no one was willing to be vacated but the government made sure that it reduced the rent cost of kshs 1000 per room making it affordable for people the flats are named Raila flats because they were officially opened by the prime minister.It is a plea to the government to build more flats and relocate other people too.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • Location: Kibera-raila Flats, Nairobi, 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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