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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:

Aids Menace

The AIDS menace had affected Kerugi town.Orphans were everywhere.Some little but wise for their age.These had fleed to big cities like Nairobi to try and make a living.Others left under the care of their siblings and grandparents were a heavy builder that had to be carried.Many orphans died out of malnourished,others out of poor living conditions such as under clothing hence catching colds and phemonia. These little angles looked forward to a blank future with no expectations and it was a sad situation.However one wealthy businessman by the name Kitonga was touched and with his own funding a childrens was set up.With assistance from well-wishers he was able to cater for the desolate children.There was hope was hope for these angles who got education,clothes and were well fed.

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Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kayole, Nairobi, 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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