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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:

Parliament

Kelvin Onyango is a man of his words because when he was campaining for a site in parliament. He used to stay that if he was elected as the mp of stareht he would make halls and toilets to make the youth busy as to avoid being involved in stealing and mob justice in the starehe constituency as to motivate the youth to ingage them self in helping activities like collecting the tax of the toilets and water points that had being made by him but as the wise men said don't judge a book by its cover please read it please as to understand the real cover of the book. The people of starehe choose Margaret wanjiru as their M.P but as the years going on the people that her only intention was to make herself rich with the money of the CDF but the people noticed and made their right choice and got their freedom

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: 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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