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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:

Equity Bank Foundation

equity bank scholarship foundation, an initiative started by equity bank to help students who had passed very highly in their KCSE exams in university fee payment has been a positive move to many. the initiative has motivated many to work hard steering competition among students hence improving the quality of education. the students, boy and girl, that top each district are selected and equity bank caters for their university education providing both fees, pocket money, shopping and some other needs. the students are also given a chance to work at equity bank before they join their university education. there they are able to earn some income which sustains them. this is really encouraging for the whole country.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Equity Bank

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

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 knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

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