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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:

Trip To Budalangi

Recently we took an effort of trying to reach the people of Budalangi.Our main aim was to know the actual reasons for flooding in Budalangi community.We had to take our time going round the community in order to try and inquire much about flood occurrance. We tried our level best to teach them on preparedness and mitigation measures of floods.As a student of disaster management I did my part by teaching them on disaster preparedness measures i.e construction of dykes and farming practices done.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: School

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • What happened in the story relates to community

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Budalangi, Busia, 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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