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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:

The Bridge Construction

In sondu village we have some funds which have risen up very well.in sondu miriu we have been built for a very good bridge across the river.The building of the bridge has helped to promote good transportation between kabondo and sondu.It has given out easy transportation sothe trading between kasipul kabondo and sondu is very nice. The community of kasipul kabondo and the community of sondu came together in a big group and discussed about the construction of the dam and after a few days it was construected.The head of the community who is Evance Ochieng is the one who communicated with the C.D.F manger and the idea succeeded well.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • Location: Lower Nyakach, Kisumu, 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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