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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:

Mama Pima Benefit And Loss

In our village their was a mother and father and their three sons and one daughter. The father had a job at embu whereby he comes at the end of the month. Her wife was mama pima who sells alcohol. One day her wife had another husband who comes to the house and sleep with him. The neighbour noticed the plan because she had captured village youths who work for him and also be her husband They draw a path to the husband and she come home and caught the boy into the house sleeping. The neighbour helped him that the wife had HIV/AIDS and when he returns he shouldn't came back again instead marry another wife.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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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: Kitale, Trans-nzoia, 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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