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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:

Fire

The village was full of cries and bitterness after a fire broke out and burned all the houses of Mr Jonathan.He had a good number of houses because he had seven wives.each firstborn of every wife had a house.he was shocked beyond control and he had lost his memory.He lay down unconsciously.The fire brigade came too late after the houses had burned up completely.The family had no other option but for the wife's to protect the husband.the red cross organization came to help Mr Jonathan,his wives and the children.The organization gave them food and it also gave the wide spread family enough money to buy clothes.Mr Jonathan started a new life with his children.That was a sad day for Jonathan after he enjoyed

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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 security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw 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 less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Sinai, Embakasi, 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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