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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:

Helping Of Widows

I am a widow aged 44years.I have three children. My husband passed away about 10yrs ago.He passed on when i had no job and still i have none.Life has b then a struggle all along.Getting food for my children and taking them to school has been a major challenge. However, i was informed of a certain NGO which could be of help to me. I gained courage and made my way to their offices.I explained every detail of my problem and they promised to assist.They have supported me by helping me venture in farming methods which has helped me secure an income and thus be able to support my family. Also,they have helped to pay the school fees of my children.Since then life has been atleast good.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wsf

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Lurambi, 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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