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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:

The Chief

Please give me money to buy food,I heard someone shouting.I went and found out that it was my neighbour.I saw the husband living as if nobody was talking to him. I my self went and bought the food for the woman and called the chief of our village to come and sout the woman the chief was happy because the woman was respectful.The chief decided to help the woman and chased the man away

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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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: Kibera Mashimoni, Nairobi, 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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