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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:

Improving The Health Standard

Masingo ,is a slum within kakamega District a community Health workers she came and visited these area found alot of people suffering from stomach problems,my children were diahoering.The problem was water ,Below was a stream carrying all kind cabbage. Rebecca came with a musungu afterwards,they Brought us pumb and dug a well for us .Right now we are taking clean water sickness among the children in the area have reduced we no move pay our money going to hospital due to reduced prevalence of water borne diseases

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • 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: Male
  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Masingo,marava, 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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