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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:

Drought Victims Saved

In Kenya at a city called Marsabit was struck with drought which made people from that region to suffer. Plants dried and animals died because of lack of food and water. People became thin and thinner until some died. When a news reporter of Kenya Broadcasting Co-operation knew this he spreaded the news all over the world and Nations. The government of Kenya with its citizens in relation to the united nations organizations brought food stuffs and other needs the victims could require ti save their lives. Many Kenyans sacrificed to bring water to the victims using their tankers and trucks. Heath organizations brought medicine in supplus for the victims who suffered defficeincy diseases like marasmus. Invironmental organization adviced people from that region to plant trees so that rain can be available through evaporation.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to United state organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Mandera, Marsabit, 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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