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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:

Your Visitor Is Someones Visitor

In the l;ate 1990s we had a team from Nigeria;I mean christian team.Their massage was simple-preaching the gospel and educating young women of other youthful challenges.The team had financial support to it was not hard to stay and more wherever they wanted.After two weeks of their stay,the local(elders)were opposive to their mission and drive them out because they claimed the visitors were bringing different religion in the area.They were in a position where unless the lord did a miracle, they would die-because this was a remote place.After sometimes they had to move out of the place and traveled to the nearing village where they were they were welcomed well.They talked to the village elders and the project they have erected as per row is the school which doing well.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Shitao, Kakamega Central, 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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com