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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:

Strangers

These strangers arrived in Kibera very early and they were not known to any of the residents.They claimed that they were searching for thieves who had stolen and robbed people in a previous night disco matanga. This was not true as it was told by the neighbourhood people.This was a political game as the people killed a young energetic man who was said to be a politician threat around the area. The mob arrived and just as they surrounded the man shouting thief!thief!they cut him with a panga all over his body.This man did not believed it and he died smiling.But as this was given a follow up it was said by many that though this man was violent he never stole anything from anyone.The Kenya human authority and Kenya police tried investigating these tragedy but their plan to find out the truth was not successful.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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 less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Korogocho Two, 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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