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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:

Land Grabbed

Land grabbing mainly happens in places where people are not well conversane with their rights and rules governing them.Other people also take advantage of their position within the government to grab land and use it for their own benefit. Recently in mombasa .a private developer had started building a five star hotel/resturant on a public land that he had connected with the high ranked politician to grab. Fortunately some residents near the shore were aware of the issue and quickly reported the matter to the ministry of lands.The issue was a court case and the developers was forced to pay a good amount of money apart from destroying what he had started building

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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Likoni, Mombasa, 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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