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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:

Matende Village Gets Relieved At Last

It happened in Matende village that there was out break of Typhoid a water borne disease ma ny peole including my family suffered from severe stomach aches.almost died It was a terrible thing as even the old complained of diarrhea and abdominal It was evidence that the problem rose from consumption of unsafe water After fully attempting to purifying the water without any success out of blues appeared this organisation .it has helped by recruitment the youth to take the jobs many people were at least relieved of the disaster up to now people have laernt how to purify water and no case has so far been reported of the sort

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: VESTERED LIFESTRAW FAMILY

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to village

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Matende, Kakamega Central, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
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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