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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:

Fake Farm

Images of hungry kenyans after drought hit part of Turkana last year still linger. Their plight could partly be blamed on climate change . But that farmers cannot continue planting because of problems related to seeds and fertilizers is a shame. A group of farmer in the north rift where the bulk of the county's grain is grown. Where the fertilizers were found, especially in Kitale dealers forced them to buy seeds as well. Cases of fake farm inputs being sold to farmers have been reported in Nakuru, Molo and Kuresoi. The unscrupulous dealers at a cheaper price as well.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Molo Kuresoi, Nakuru, 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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