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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:

Famous Kericho

Many farmers in Kericho were worried about their tea. This was so because nobody was encouraging them to plant more tea by buying the surplus on time. It was in 2008 when Kenya tea planters organisation was started to cater for the needs of the farmers. The organisation helped farmers to sell their products in time and also supplied them with fertisers.Farmers were excited and also became motivated.They continued growing tea externally. Since then Kericho has become a famous district for growing tea. The cereals board also came in after Kericho started growing maize and selling it to the outskirts of the district.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: K.T.P.O

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kericho, Kericho, 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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