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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:

Child Abuse

A girl who has been living with his step-father was recently physically abused. The girl apparently has been going through this ordeal for quite a long time. It was not until lust week that neighbours decided that the man had to far. They rescued the girl at night when his step father was vehemently beuting her after she committed a small mistake at home. The neighbours broke into the house and overpowered the man. The next they reported the case to the local sub-chief who in turn ordered the arrest of the man.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mathare, 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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