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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:

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A DAY OF RECALL There was a boy that my dad was so and very ill.So he had not been going for his respective place for job,know we started hustling for money from our relatives but sometimes all were calling in vain.We even reached apoint that we were sleeping withoit taking meal and also in the morning we were just taking our breakfast just as accidentally[ones in a week or twice]We continued that way but the physical changes that do happen threw dust to our eyes.It made all the neighbors to new the situation that we were under going.But in everything you put God first.One day I decided to tell the truth to ashame the devil.I called my uncle who lives in lavington and he managed to came without minding and he found in a situation that forces him to knew the truth about us and was very happy because he decided to sacrifice himself that we couldnt make.

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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 creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Siranga, 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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