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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:

Helping In The Community

In our school there was a man known by the name Ken. The school was called Olympic Primary school in 1991. The headteacher still is the same person. That boy did his examinations and went to secondary school. When he went there he did the kcse and he passed and went to university. There he got a scholarship and went to university. Then he went to the United States of America. He came back here to Kenya and started running an organization known as Kibera foundation that help the orphand, widows & widowers.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ken Onyango

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera(gatwekira), Nairobi, 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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com