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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:

Betterment Of Education

It was around six years ago while i was at school.Our mathematics teacher came in afternoon as usual. But before he begun the lessons he greeted us and told stories about a meeting he attended. The meetings was held at the provincial headquarters. The Kenya primary examination was about to begin by then. He clearly stated that if students happened to score very good marks above three fifty could get scholarships. Exams was out and most of us attained the marks but never sponsored. The teacher went missing for some time during opening.

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Kianda, Nairobi, 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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