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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:

Illegal Business

There was a man in our village of kenoin who wanted to get rich through cunning ways.He startyed to sell untest medicine to the villagers.The medicine was from local wed plant.People from all over the country come to him and they were suffering from different illness as he told them he was able to cure even the uncure disease But to our surprise most people could not regain their health people start to take they complaint to him and even to the area chief The area chief was forced to take action immediately.It was found out that the man had no permit no r the background study of the subject but to use an illegal business for gains.He was arrested and jailed but the people could not recover their money or lost properties

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Health Organisation

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel angry
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Ninamal, Kericho, 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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