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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 Crusade In Teso

The Teso community is one of those communities that i believe is rooted in too much traditional and culture that are very difficult to stop or change One day my church took there a crusade with the aim of proclaiming the gospel of christ in the region and emancipate the people from traditions the cultures and norms that yoked their lives in bondages We assembled the speakers and everything we needed and left to teso land. As we set up things, everything went well the first day but the second day, village elders and other rowdy youths came and distructed the crusade and guess what? We had to pack things and leave.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Teso, Teso, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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