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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 Widow Woman

Once upon a time there lived a woman and her husband and they had lived happily.Suddenly her husband died of lung cancer,then they had hold a brial ceremony after the burial the family of her husband came and throw her out and her children that woman had no where to go seh had no shelter.One of her friends was a landlady and that landlady gave her one house.That woman lived there but she had no money. She was sleeping angry with her children but one day she said the she must find a job.She had found a job and she was gong to those rich people and those rich ones was giving her a lot of job but small money.One day one of the richest man gave a lot of money and sponsored all her children that woman was happy and she thanked God and now she is very rich.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: None

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 knowledge
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Friend

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Line Saba, 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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