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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:

Plantting Sorghum Fodder

Our community members had limited access to adequate knowledgre to scale up the rate of sorghum production to overcome the severe drought in the community .Many farmers used traditional method of farming which in turn resulted into low yeild and poor quality .The community members are starving with their families .SINGI CBO invited the research organisation to provide advice in how to improve the productivity to maintain the communities food security. New sorghum varieties developed by KARI take a short time to grow and require less rain .Sorghum gives more fodder than maize and nepier.Sorghum can grow well in areas with less rain and producer the same amount of foderr as maize

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Esikulu, 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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