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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:

Water Polution

Water pollution creates a lot of losses. Firstly the death of the animals living in the water Secondly the water will became unsafe for human use In kenya mostly in Nairobi water pollution is caused by the big factories which dump their waste products into water sources The government has tried to employ people to teach the industry workers on how to meet treat they products before dumping them into rivers and streams but some managers and directors of the factories ignore them Immediately after work the people working in the factories would like to eat different kind of fishes yet he disposes waste products which will the life in water In recent days the government is looking forward on how to stop water pollution even if arresting the owners of the ships which are leking soil on top of water

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Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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 less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Nyamasaria, Kisumu, 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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