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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:

Human Rights

People of Kibera have very few rights.Human being is entitled to cetain minimum rights e.g food,shelter,Education,clean water,medication and sanitation.In Kibera none of these exist as standard.Teh right to be heard is also important and in Kibera the poor have no voice,so speking up on their behalf with the authorities(schools,clinics,landlords,local charities,international organisation)is very important.Kibera UK aim to give slum dwellers avoice but much help is need.This is and will still be tough work.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Soweto-kibera, 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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