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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 Flood

It was around 7.00a.m when the villagers woke to prepare to go to their garden to sow what they had planted. some sowed the best but some did not.they had to pray day and night for the rain to fall but it was nowhere to be seen After some weeks the signs of rain started showing up.In a wink of a second the rain started falling.This made the villagers as happy as a king. in a minute,the rain increased more than it was expected.it came as a flood.it destroyed all the houses and the crops in the garden living the villager as poor as a church mause.they tried to save the things but their effort were heapt in the bad some villagers were washed away but same were as lucky as a duck.The happiness of the villager changed and became sadness.Tear was ralling down the villagers chick.They could not believe ear on what they heard and they saw in a twinkle of an eye the flood stoped living the villager in abee of activities.in an hour the villager had finished their arrangement immediately one of the villagers called the doctors.They doctor did not waste a twinkle of an eye-They came immediately and took the affected ones After one month the sick were treated and were all brought back home.After all this the happiness could be seen again is the villagers faces all this si the day i will never forget till a visit the land of no return

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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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: Nayoth, Narok, 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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