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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:

Some three years ago,I met one orphan called Simon.He was an orphan of HIV/AIDS.His parents died when he was still a little kid.He spent most of his life living with his relatives.When he finished his primary education,he did not means to go to high school.He walked from organization to the other to t least find someone to sponsor him for the high school education.He walked into one of the many organizations.This was the community support group.It helped him find a school that help AIDS orphans.He is now in form four and is looking forward to passing his K.C.S.E exams.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community Support Group

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Raila, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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