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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 Victims Of Fire

Recently,a certain section of my village happened to get an fire.This raging fire led to many houses getting burnt,properties,granaries,shops and even resulted to accidents of individuals.The unfair scenario left many homeless,but good enough 'Red Cross society of Kenya'in conjuction with the government gave a remedy to the whole damage.Those who had been burnt or hurt in the process were provided with first aid and also rushed to the hospital.The government through,Red Cross have also started constructing houses for these individuals as a major aim of totally setting down the victims.

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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 respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Lurambi, Kakamega, 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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