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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:

Bridge Construction

Between loulu and shibale, there was a huge river which separated the two places.To move from one area to onother, there was no other option other than making your way through the water.It was really discouraging who saw this annoying. However residents of the regions went out to be happy after the government came in place and constructed a bridge.The completion of the river saw the people sigh with relief.Trade went on efficiently within the two regions,moving from one place to another was no hundle and this had come out as a huge transportation to the people of both regions.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

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 respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Isulu/shibale, Kakamega, 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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