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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:

Population Growth

Population growth is the change in population totals. It can be negative or positive- Positive change is when it increases and negative change is when it decreases. Population increases when there are more immigration and births than deaths. It decreases when there are more emigrations and deaths than births. When there is a balance between the birth and deaths populations is said to be stable. Every country has resources has money, food, water, air and minerals. A healthy nations is one that has enough resources to cater for its people. When there are more people to cater than a country can adequately care for, then there is a problem. Food shortage is experienced and people die of starvation.

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Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Neighbourhood, Kisumu, Nyanza
 
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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