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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:

A Woman In Need

That was the day i will never forget in my lifetime.That time i was so young that i couldn't do something to my own.Our family was so poor so i was not going to school those days and i was reached the age to join the school.So one day a woman came to our home and got us staying at home and talked to my parents. My parents told her that they don't have enough money to took us to school.That woman told my mum to look for us book to go to school.We were happy but i started to go to school when i am older a beat. The henchmen were not cheating when they say the saying says that help delay is help denied.That woman help us in education.I will never forget that day until the day of my demise.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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 disappointed
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, 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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