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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:

Pollution

In Tutii village there was this company that would polute the environment and people would suffer because they could have to inhale some toxic substances that affected them so that they fell sick everyday.The company would with hold the smoke and release it at night. The people decided to go and check and report the matter to NEEMA people who later come in and helped them to see what was happening.They warned the company and now people live in peace.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Neema Group

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 security
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Tutii, Bungoma, 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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