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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:

A Friend In Need Is A Friend Indeed.

It was one morning when i woke up and did all my duties as usual. As i was still doing my duties i remembered that i had to visit my friend. I hurriedly did my work and when i was through i went to my friends home. He welcomed me and told me that we had to go for a walk. I quickly hurriedly accepted since i had not gone to many places. We left and went to places i had not reached.We went on until we came to path where it seemed that no one passed through it.The path had started to growing grass. We stopped to see where the path led to. After a while we continued and when we reached a point we had cries from a bush. My heart started pounding because i did not know what could happen. My friend told me to gain courage so that we can save the girl from the problem she was in.We went into the bush and found the girl lying there helplessly, she had been raped.We carried her to the nearest hospital where she explained what happened. The people who raped her were caught and taken to jail.The girl ...

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kima, Luanda, 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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