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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 The Needy

It was not long since we were faced by some disease that were not common in our family. One day my brothers wife became sick. After trying any way to get some money so as she be taken at refaral hospital for a throat operation. The problem continued to be worse until when everybody gave up. AS my father was moving looking for assistance he meet the united nations organization where after two day the patient was taken to the hospital were she was admitted after some day the patient was to come back home where we continued to use some medicine until he got healed.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: The united nation un

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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Sitatunga Village, Trans-nzoia East, Kenya
Map of Helping the needy
 
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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