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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:

Hiv/aids

Chepjumba who was 14 years old lost her father two years ago. Her mother died a year ago leaving her and her siblings behind. The children then moved to their grandmothers house.Life with grandmother was not easy and Chepjumba decided to drop out of school due to lack of school fees.She went to Eldoret to seek for employment . She was able to get a accommondation with one of the cousins. Before long,the cousin could not house her any longer. She decided to leave and went to the streets as a begger. As soon as she became heavy with a child, luck was not on her side, she was infected and by now stays positive. The child died during birth. The community now are the ones to help.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Geta, Trans-nzoia, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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