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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:

Stepling Of Gold

Some years back, as non governmental organisation from China came to Kenya and were given permission and money to make drill boreholes allover the Western province. The Chinese people started digging boreholes and in which more boreholes were found around. Kakamega District. This was becasue the main aim of the Chinese people was to get some gold. They kept on drilling the boreholes and taking the gold. The drilling went on for a long time and they continued stealing the gold from Kenya. It reached a time when the governement of Kenya discovered their trick but it was too late and the Non governemntal Organisation (NGO) had already disspaeared back to China.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: KENYA CHINA BOREHOLES DRILLING (KCBD)

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • 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
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Kambiri, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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