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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 Floods

Floods is one of the most things which affect the Kenyans. During rainy seasons, many people from those places usually struggle to find safety places where they can stay for the time being. This is also expensive because it will force you to go out and rent a house whereby you will pay at the end of the month. Though in those places we have irrigation schemes, we should find safer places for those people so that they can not be disturbed with the floods. The government should offer then some land so that it can help them build houses and schools.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: The Kano And Ahero People

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sondu, 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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