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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:

Turning Ideas Into A Solutions

Alice Roman also is my mother joined Jisaidie support Group 5 years ago.I am her 2nd born son.She was not having enough money to provide the family with basic needs that was her responsibility to meet.She was for a whole frustrated.I noticed that she seemed to switch things the different way and fixed them so much by joining this group in 2008.What she gained from the group in terms of ideas she applied back at home.Business wise the has done some development.Through borrowing funds for capital,she has been able to start a kiosk and grow vegetables.She has also been able to get school fees for me ans my siblings

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakunga, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
opportunity
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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