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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:

Chama Cha Wanawake

The poor living conditions in the slum of Kibera has led to the families in Kibera living poor living condition. due to this the children and families in the region doing odd jobs in the region. So as to uplift the well being of the families in The region the women in The so they came up with group so as to benefit from the women funds so as to improve their living standards by engaging in the slums. Due to this they benefited from the women fund by offering them loans for the business thus inturn improving the living conditions of the families in the slum. Thus raising their standards

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: WOMEN FUND

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, 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...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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