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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 Sweet Potatoes Veins

Mr. Kamanyi Charles from Rukungiri works with an organisation called Joint Energy Environment Protection (JEEP) JEEP deals with the supply of sweet veins. They sensitize people or community about their benefits like provide vitamin A for improved eye sight, increase in food production. It has also taught people new agricultural skills and creativity by making sweet potato juice, pancakes, chips. It also helps the community by providing for them market like in schools, teaching them how to transplant from nursery bed to main garden. This has led to improvement in people's standards of living, increase in food production and incomes for all community members.

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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 creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Rukungiri, Rukungiri, Uganda
 
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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