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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:

Environmental Conservation

Drought is a serious disaster in Northern Kenya. This has caused many problems to the residents of that area. About three quaters of the land is envested by desert vegetation which are value less. The environment conserves together with the Kenya armed forces and St., John Ambulance visited the area and planted trees. Apart from planting trees the government also provided relief food, clothes and security. Although it was not enough for the people, Lake Turkana water projects also provided some little water for domestic use and farm work. Some of the people who were really after were transported to other fertile places. At this time the northern Kenya has started to see light and utilizing their resources such as 1.Their animals are healthy 2.Some sought of economic activity is taking place(herbal) 3.Fishing

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Lokichogio, Wau, Somalia
 
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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