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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:

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Two weeks ago in mathare valley there was a problem between youth groups and women who demolishing houses proclaiming that the houses being to her. The matter w3as serious and the women took the law on her hands by having people to come and burn the houses. the situation went went on but war but not succesfull because the house were next to a youth group , they heard people talking while trying to burn the houses. They came out and arrested the men who were hired to burn the houses. the situation went on and the members of that group took to the street to show their anger the problem is that heaven the Kenyan area administrator from nongovernmental is involved. The community and the people around tried their best but the police stopped from meeting the administrator from the government This situation is still on and they trying to see and wait what will happen next.

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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 disappointed
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

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