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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:

Conflict With Mother In-law

My cousin got married to a luhya man.After staying together for a short time,she got a first born,then a second born through operation , the same way.Then the mother in-law started abusing her that they only buy babies.She never gave birth in the normal way.This words hurt my cousin She was a Christian and was asking me what to do,but i was telling her to pray to God.One time they planned a wedding and it was successful After wedding she got a third pregnancy.And in the hospital she was warned not to get pregnant again.She wanted to have an abortion but i advised her not to. In time of labor she called my mother as a midwife and she was taken to the hospital and in God's plan she delivered in the normal way.She was so happy.She gave birth to a last born last year and went for family planning.The mother in-law keptt quiet and loved her.They are living in piece

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sitatunga, Trans-nzoia, 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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