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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:

Conserving The Environment

many people have developed a fantasy of cutting down trees without replacing the one they had cut they have not been taking care of the environment they are living.this came into realization by one of Kenyan strong politician professor Wangari maathai who started planting trees and complaining against cutting down trees.she also taught about how people can conserve the environment by using other methods like using bio gas instead of firewood. this action really motivated many people to start planting trees in order to protect Kenyan forest.Now million of trees has been planted through her effort.this made her won a Nobel prize on conservation of forest and she is know by the whole world by that action

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to proffesor wangari maaathai

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Ngong Forest, 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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