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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:

Marriage

Marriage take place when a man officially unites with a woman to become husband and wife. In our country there are types of marriage. Marriage can be conducted according to religious customary or civil laws. There are two kinds of marriage monogamous, polygamous marriage. In traditional African marriage conducted in different ways according to the cultures of the different African communities. Many cultures practice polygamy and the husband is expected to treat all the wives equally. Once a man is ready to marry he informs his parents or relatives for their approvals Consultations may follow and depending on the traditions of the community, the man may take the girl to his home.

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Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Neighbourhood, Nairobi, 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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