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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:

Floods In Ahero

It was on monday in Obura location in Altero district when their was heavy rainfall. The people of the particular district suffered because the rain damaged their crops. After 30 minutes, their was a heavy overpow of water and all houses were destroyed. All houses and animals like chicken, and goats and cows were carried away. The people were disappointed with the floods in their region and asked for help from other provinces and even the government of Kenya. Three days after the happening, there were people from red cross who came and helped the people of Ahero to recover their properties. They were taken to camps where by they were given food and shelter and they were given some money to make their selfs new houses. The people thanked the Red cross agents for their service.

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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 physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Ahero, Ahero, 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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