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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:

A Great Idea For Development

My name is Atswenje and my wife Frida Atswenje, the treasure of upport group in Kakamega North.It is now over 4 years since the birth of this initiative and we are already loaded with the benefits of my wifes Group. I am now also very supportive as opposed to the initial stafs when I used to imagine that my wife was going to unfaithful arrangements.This group initiative has affected many other new ones mushrooming and following suit.The Group's main strength is drawn from projects of income generation including farming and small busineses.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Jisaidie Support Group

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Shianda, Kakamega North, 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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