Next
Random
Previous

Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

The Unacceptable Trade

The struggle to stay alive has pushed almost twenty women in mandara to engage in an unacceptable trade as they cannot even board vehicles with other people as they do they passengers will alight holding their nose.The other children in schools cannot even board vehicles with other people and if they do the passengers will alight holding their nose.The other children in schools cannt play with they children because of the fact that they are treated as outcasts. This twenty women trek for several kilometers to collect tripe and other animal organs disposed of at butcherise.This women make ends meet through selling tripe only source of livelihood after drought swept away there livestock. This business has cost them thir friends as they face descrimination from the local ommunity who consider their trade unacceptable even though they have taken this as an opportunity to fend their families

Related

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

About the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
Learn more about the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.

About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mandera, Mandera, 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
 
 
Give Now

Help Us Expand the GlobalGiving Storytelling Program

You can support our efforts to create an online DIY toolkit for collecting and analyzing community
feedback by making a donation to GlobalGiving's Innovation Fund.
 
 

Collect Stories from Your Community - DIY Toolkit (Offline Version)

Download, print, and distribute the GlobalGiving Storytelling Form (PDF) to start collecting community feedback.

Once you have collected stories, we would love to work with you to transcribe them into our online database for analysis. Please contact Britt Lake at .

 
Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com