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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:

A Good And Another Begging

After being left all alone, without parents or relatives. John decided to work hard in school. But in school things went wrong. He was sent for school fees and their was nobody to pay and the school headteacher never wanted to listen to any exceses or stories or facts. So John decided to join street life. He was in the streets for about three months when a good samaritan met him and asked him why he was in the streets and later decided to help him. He took John to a good school where he had to go back two classes behind, and he also provided all that he need. John is still working hard in school and he has promised to live a very different life despite all the problems he had in life. to him it is just the begging.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Dagoretti, 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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com