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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:

Okatos, Adventure

Mama Okato as she was famously known, decided to come up with an idea of preparing food stuffs at the entrance of a particular, place where each and everything was due to search project and idea, so she installed up a small (kibanda) which people could get in whenever they ere hungry. What she did is that she reduced the distance to a smaller one whereby each and everytime she could see the people going to a far distance in search of foodstuff. The people were greatful to what she did and encouraged her to continue that way for the next time.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Individual

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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: Oyugis, Kisii, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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