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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:

Poverty In Kenya (north Estern Province)

In North Eastern province there is poverty among the communities living. The people there live a life full of poverty, not having food to eat, not having good shelter and clothing. The children there lack food leading to them having Kwashiokor. The childrens also lack education since schools are found very fur away from home. The children and parents take their time moving for very lond distances looking for water. The lack of water make them suffer and sometimes they die and their animals also die due to lack of water and food. they live a very hard life since they don't have even adequate facilities eg medical facilities. The sick must travell for long distances in order to be treated and some end up dying on the way. The goverment has made breholes for water but they sometimes dry up.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kenya, North Eastern Province, 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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