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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:

Cleaning Muliro Gardens

Muliro gardens is the only relaxing place and public resting area for people in Kakamega county. This is where people go to rest when tired or maybe when they want to have a snack etc.It is because of this that it is supposed to be kept clean and safe for people. However back in the year it had been dirty, with rags here and there with municipal council not caring.An organization named Aphia11,noticed the problem and decided to do something. They hired many youths and collectively embarked on cleaning Muliro gardens. They took three days and the place was sparkling clean encorauging many people to have a rest .It was a good practice.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Aphia 11

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 respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I heard 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 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Lurambi, 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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