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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:

Water Shortage

In a village of Kanyajwok there was a small river which was poisoned it was sewege but before it was poisoned it was water of life which the people of kanyajwok use to drink and cook using the water but after it was poisoned the liave using it and that bring about shortage of water in the community.There was a small woman group who came then later build some borehole which help them a lot with water.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Women Group

Story Attributes/Tags

  • I won't remember this story for very long
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: Kibera Olimpic, 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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