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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:

Good Manners

It was getting dark and everybody was rushing home no to be late. Among the people was an old lady carrying on her back heavy loads from the market. She was the only person with a low speed and she was surprised by how everybody passed her hurriedly. But when we reached her we decided to assist her to get home. She received our assistance warmly and promised us that our future will shine if we do the right. After completing school all of us we to join University, then everybody got a well-paying job and there was no returns back to the lady since she had died few years ago.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individuals

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Makindu, Trans-nzoia, 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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