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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:

Eradicating Theft, Rape And Killings In The Village

Two months earlier in Mireria village there have been many cases of theft, killing and raping which had been occuring along the road. The elders together with the area councillor come up with an idea of clearing the bushes across the road so as to interefere with those people habitat hoping to completely finish those cases. The villagers cleared all the bushes along the road about ten meters from the road on each side and this eventually made the cases completely stopped and it made the villagers and the road very secure since no where for the thiefs to hid

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw 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 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kuleini, Muranga, 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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