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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:

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Am the mother of Sharon nduta i live in mathare slums with my childen. My children do not go to school due to increasing expence of living standard causing me to undergo difficulties in bringing up these children well apart from Sharon who get a favour in anearby school by the name good green pasture where she is schooling for free. This school still encounter problem of classroom where by they share classroom among several classes. They also undergo a problem of a ground to play. I hereby kindly request for someone who will help this school build classroom and a place to play.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Good Green Pastures

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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • 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: Mathare North Area 4, Nairobi, 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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