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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:

My Bad Luck

It was a time wen one white man from uk helped those people or children who their parents died (orphans) in my community, under the community it was my place where i stayed. I was one of those people who lived with that white man helped so many children in many communities and providing for them clothes, food, and shelter and school fees. But the place where they were living was the land of one person who was living in America. But when her wife came from America with their brother they refuse that white man to stay there with those orphan children and i was the one of the member of that children who affected with school fees. And that white man from the Uk travel to UK until now.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: UNICEF
  • Related to UNICEF

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Village, 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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