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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:

Giving Back

We should always be grateful to the things we have and we shouldn't take things for granted because someone out there desperately needs it.Our teacher introduced us to a visitor who had come to our school and explain about giving back.The visitor by the name Janet Kayi worked for an introduced herself and later stressed the importance of giving back to the underprivileged persons in the community.The organization was conducting an exchange program with the local schools since we were from a more privileged society we were supported to help the children who couldn't afford school books uniform and so on.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mumias Road, Kakamega, 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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