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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:

Water For Life

Plan international Kenya has come to assist my community who have been suffering for many years in such of waters for drainning and domestic use.The organisation has come with a good idea of digging in some boreholes and dams to provide water for the sorrounding community.They can even use those waters not only for domestic but also in irrigation to enable them have some crops This good idea has helped my community alot,as many can now harvest their crops which they have been farming using irrigation method.Walking for long distance in search of water is now like a dream to them

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Plan International Kenya

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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kanyata, Homa-bay, 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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