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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:

Fratela Group

A day passed by the day when i had an dream of harvesting water. It took me time to think a way of helping people until such a time i gained courage of collecting people together by organising self help groups in the village. I had to go to the community based organisation for help nad by so diong we get to organise digging water holes to survive people. This was a way of doing things as in alot days when people used to work together by forming "HARABEE" by pulling together. I doing so a solution was found to go to an organization groups for help as a NGOs By J.M GAKUYU 0720260129

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  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Over 60 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Laikipia West, Muthengera, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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