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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:

Floods

There was a time when some parts of the country were covered with floods especialy most parts of Rift Valley. It was during the evening hours when all over the skey was covered with dark clouds one known as Nimbus,people were warried so much because when it rained in those place floods might blow away the properties and even kill or swept away people. When the time reached,the rain began to fall down heavy floods came an caused alot of harm to people and even to all living things We all find ourselves in misfortunes,by the mercy of God and for those who managed to be a life we were provided food by food organisation.

Related

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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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: Village Budalangi, Western, 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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