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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:

Sponsored

My mother gladly told me that finally I would be able to join form one after staying the first term out of school due to lack of school fees. This good news made me jump and scream in joy like a newly born calf. It was the Neema Women Group that had finally agreed to sponsor my education after that long stay and this was just a very great news to me and the greatest thing that has ever happened to me. Thanks to the entire board and membership of Neema Women Group for accepting to sponsor my education even to this moment as I approach my form four.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Neema Women Group
  • Related to Neema Women Group

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family
  • 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Emauki, Busia, 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