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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:

Shoe For Mathare

Due to the poor living standards of people in the slums of mathare and generally in all slums this has led to lack of proper clothing end not were due to the money being found used in food for the money being found used in food for the family.This has led to children walking bare foot in the slums thus making life unbearable in the region.due to this shoe for the poor in the slums thus preventing them from walking bare foot in the region and children going to school with shoes

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Shoe For Africa

Story Attributes/Tags

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  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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