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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:

A Great Contribution To Development.

My mother is a member of Jiheshima Self Help Group in Kakamega North district.This Group which was formed in 2007 is a very instrumental organ in the community in as far as bringing the light of development is concerned.I was going to get stuck in 2008 while i was in class 8 but due to the support from this Group,i was helped to get on with my studies and now im in Form 4.The group boosts its members a great deal,through table banking and merry go round.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Jiheshima Self Help 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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by 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: Kakunga, Kakamega North, 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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