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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:

Life In Rural Areas

In our country we mostly tresure urban life than rural life. Most of youth they finish school and go to look work in different towns and forget to came back. But this time we find life is easy in rural areas than urban areas after Mashambani community development organization came and taught people how to to service in our own lands. They provided us with farming skills, business project and working as community. Now we have concetrate on our projects and this has enrich our village in Malaya. Fish farming & poultry keeping is one of our many projects that develop and change our life nowdays. Thanks to the organization

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mashambani Community Development Organization

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Malava, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Life in rural areas
 
This story describes a...
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social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
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