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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:

Island In Mombasa

Mombasa is buld on an island and it is the busiest port so the main harbour is always full of different kinds ships and many of the goods unloaded from the ships are sent by road and rail to the capital city which is 500 kilometre away from Mombasa also had another port which is used mainly by fishing boats and other small ships also the islands used is quite small so a lot of people live in the neighbouring area.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mombasa Island, Mombasa, 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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