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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:

Post Election Violence

It was late 2007 when post election violence broke out and took some months before it ended. This was best opportunity time when the kenya red cross in conjuction with the red crescent joline their effort together to help the poor kenyans that were seriously affected due to insecurity. The kenya Red cross decided to give out aids in terms of food, medication and even clothing. In addition they provided shelter. The organization really care for the injured and the ready who were left homeless especially in the slums areas and even other parts of the organization suffered a great loss trying to help the kenyans who were staying in desperate the internally displaced by providing them with the basic needs

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Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Soweto Kibera, 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