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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:

Save A Life Project

There has been a perrenial drought in Kenya over the past few decades which has caused a lot of death of livestock as well as human beings. Through the USAID and Kenya for Kenyans, many people in Northern Kenya were able to receive relief food and measures are underway to ensure irrigation schemes are developed in the region. Many families have benefited from this idea example is Salim's who lost his wife and his last born son through drought. Right now he can afford a smile, he has a borehole drilled in his compound and a garden for his crops. Thanks to save a life kit which helped put a smile on his face, He now takes care of his four remaining sons. They can afford a meal without struggling

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Lokichar, Turkana, 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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