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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:

Helping To Cultivate Hope

I know a well perfoming self help Group by name Jisaidie Support Group t owhich my wife Grace Mumu is a member. For the last 8 years this group has stamped its role in the affairs of development. It is serious in its agenda, it has made its intentions clear by cultivating a road map of success for its members through income generating activities including farming in sugarcane growing, merry-go-round etc. Their attention spreads towards even the orphaned chidlren when they support. They support widows and the HIV infected persons as well. To the members like my wife their individual status is strengthened economically and they are trained through capacity building workshops so that the loans they get from the group are well utilized to bring good returns through the investments carried out like my wife has so far done.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakunga, Kakamega North, 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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