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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:

Inspirational Effort

I am the wife of Samwuel Kakai of Mayungu Area Self Help Group which started 4 years ago. I wish to uphold the idea of Group formation. This is what has scared us. There are so many things we never thought we could ever get in life, including a motorbike, children schooling without a problem. In my husband's Group, where he is the chairperson, Cane cutting/plantin which is the main income generating activity, we just discovered that nothing is impossible. Our status has simply sky rocketed to a secure stronghold.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mayungu, 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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