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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:

An Organisation Helping To Uplift The Living Standard Of The People

The vice chairperson of jisaidie support group,Mr jacob simwa is my father.I am happy for the work he is doing as a result of joining this group as it has really helped us as a family.As his daughter iam very happy that he chose to join a very helpful group which is a solution to all our problems.Before he joined it we found it hard as we could miss meals,clothes but since 2005 when he became a member and is its vice chairman,alot has changed we get the groups supprot through loans that change our self uplifting,income generating activities that increase our financial capacity.We had loans through our father to help buy animals and do farming investments which have graetly changed our shape.

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Karunga, 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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