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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 Solution To Water Shortage

Water problem had boon a very crucial issue in Ongeti village. These villagers had to walk several kilometers actually about three kilometers before reaching a certain stream, which was the one and only source of water they said to be near. During a drought season, the stream could dry up and they were then forced to walk for eleven kilometers before reaching small lake. There after came some four Europeans who were accompanied by various machines and vehicles.The people then started digging bore holes from different parts.The villages were happy and they tried not to walk for longer distances before getting water.They were also able to provide livestock with adequate water.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: The Jonglo Men Self Help Group

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  • This story relates to physical needs
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mbale, Chavakali, 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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