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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:

Fighting Cancer

The African cancer for action is an initiative started by cancer victims the launching of the Africa cancer for action happened a few weeks ago where diplomats and wealthy persons attended the launch we also had those infected but are firm today good examples like prof Anyang Nyong living with prostrate cancer and Rose Nasimiyu.Each one of them gave their stories and also helped create a cancer free generation to educate people on its prevention and existance and most of all to create a hope for some future in somebody's life it also helped in collecting funds to treat those living in cancer.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: African Cancer For Action

Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Keny
 
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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