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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:

An Initiative With An Answer For Women

Iam the chairperson of Imbuzi Yo Mutakha women group in kakamega North district. We are proud to have braved pessimon to press on since 2008 when we started as this organization has now earned us a great status of prosperity and hope in life. We have empowered our members who worked down upon themselves and greatly lacked a positive self esteem. They can now believe in themselves unrest hopefully in projects which have ensured that their units change and are more productive. As a chairlady myself i have greatly prospered from the effect of this group in many ways economically socially and even physically

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Imbuzi Yo Mutakha Women Group

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Shamberere, 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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