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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:

Income Generating Activity

I never knew about savings until we received a certain lady that adviced us to form a group of 15 members.She started teaching us and we started income generating activities, i was then a house wife depending on my husband.But i started business. I changed my life.I was able to learn new ideas from other women on house keeping.I could leave my house early in the morning and come back late in the evening with some money and food stuffs.My husband become very happy. We are not suffering the way we used to be.I don't have debts like before my house hold has improved.We are nologes living poorly but our living standards has charged in the village

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: pillar project

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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location:
 
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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