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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:

The Fundraiser

With the free education era, it is most likely that a child would be able to atleast go to school upto class eight something that has atleast contributed something in the lives of our children. For me after all that, my child had finally passed well getting 420 marks out of the possible 500 and had been called to Mangu High School but the only problem was that I had no fees to take him to school and so I started soliciting for funds and go enough some community members organised a fund raising event and fundraised Ksh 300,000 which I paid for my child's fees upto fourth year and today I just thank the members of my community for their great support.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Nambale Centre, Nambale, 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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