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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:

Narrow Escape

It was a chilly morning when I woke up early to prepare to school for usual, Suddenly I heard a loud noise from the next door of our house. I rushed quickly and when i reached there, there was a lady laying on the ground and was bleeding. I called my brother and we took her to the near by clinic which is kibera town health center She was admitted there for the whole day and then transfered to kenyatta National Hospital later the girl was well and she was advised to go home. I and other two women tried to talk to the doctor because we had no money to pay for her bills, but was so sweet, the doctor told us that kibera south have paid all the bills and she may go, but he warned us about not visiting medical check ups because the girl almost died out cancer she was healthy and free to walk freely again.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Laini Saba, Nairobi Lang'ata, 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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