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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:

The Needy Organization

My story is about helping the needy which was organized by the 'NEEDY' Organization. The needy were the students of my school who were about six of them in total. That day we held a meeting in the school dinning for helping those needy students who lacked secondary school fees from term one term three. We prepared well and after starting with a prayer the principal spoke for a moment then we started offering what we had. Principals from other schools had come and they all donated50,000 the teachers donated 34,600 and we pupils donated 32,000. Some of the principals who joined the meeting late, donated a total amount of 50,900. Some parents donated 24,850. At the end the money was enough to pay for the needy pupils and the organization succeeded.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: The Needy Organization

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to Social relations

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kapsoya, Eldoret, 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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