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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:

The Lady With Leprosy

In sirikwa village near Tarokwo forest in kakamega district there livbed a woman who suffered from leprosy. It was not easy for her since she had no child who could take good care of her.She was financially unable and therefore could not go for treatment.The good samaritan and well wishers could only bring her food and spent sometime with her.One day,World Vision was doing their surveillance one household after the other and to the hospital and payed everything that was needed untill she was fine.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: World Vision
  • Related to World Vision

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Sirikwa, Kakamega, 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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