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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:

Improved Families

Am one person or woman that lived a miserable live,looking after my 7 children .My husband used to earn us a living by marking for people's farm my children could not attend school well due to lack of school fees .My husband was the sole breadwinner. due to problems my children dropped out of school to look after people's cow. One day the chief introduced us to a woman who encouraged us to form groups and also tough and helped us open small business and gave the group a loan through this we have been able to take care of our families

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Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: 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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