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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 Relief For Resident As Prices Of Maize Hits Down

Residents have a reason to smile as `prices of dry maize drop.This comes after harvest season in mumias and hurambi districts.A 2kg tin of the commodity popularly known as 'gorogoro' now retails at sh 120 and sh 115.The drop in price is a relief to residents who have been buying the commodity at sh 150 and sh 180. Residents may enjoy the commodity as other part of the country hit by severe drought look up to the government for relief food.This has been so,as government gave out some fertilizers for farmers which have really made them to have good harvest.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw 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 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mtaniti, Lurambi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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