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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:

Left In Desparation

i am nancy aluka of township self help help group in kakamega central district i fell to the trap of men early while i was still in form 2 and became pregnant. being an of men early while . being an orphan and with too many needs a well wisher was paying for me but many were the traps of men.where i came to this extend( of being pregnant ) even my sponsor was discouraged and abandoned me i have been living like a street girl until the year 2009 town ship self help group identity with my case.they they have so far been counseling me and supporting me with my child through contributions that their members make.i have still a long way to go and need sponsors could help me to go on with learning

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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