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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:

Faithful Doctor

The outbreak of cholera in the community of Budokoni was just killing many households including women, children and men of the society. "Yes he managed to save many people who had severe vomiting and dhorhearing, providing medical services without paying medical fees. He has helped us and we could just die because our guardians could not afford the cost. The total of 20 people from this community were rescued, helping them to survive through the Doctors efforts. "Thank you very much doctor, you managed to safe our lives as we cold not be able to settle our bills. After that the doctor instructed to make sure they had good water and sanitation at their homes, schools and markets. He managed to conduct a big campaign with the community to the people to create awareness on the danger.

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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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Budokomi, Busia, 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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