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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 Old Grandparents

Once there was a old grandparents who lived in a small village in his hut.One day is hut it got a fire and there was no person to came and help them.When i am far distance to is hut.I ran faster to go to confirm it is my house burning.When i reached there i found is the house of those old parents. I sat down to plan how i can go to help them.When i am going i heard a noise caming from his hut.First one,i went there and took them out side.I ran faster to the river to take a water.I took a water with a bucket and then i went to throw to the fire. I got a hut was not burnt all of it.I help them from that problem and then they continue with there life.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • 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 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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