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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:

Boda Boda

I am Joseph, l am young and just completed school, l am yet to receive my results. l thought of what l can do before results come. l met my friend John from WEWASAFO and adviced me on business set up on of the bussines he talked of was boda boda. He said that one does not require alot of capital since their organization could offer a bicycle on loan and repay back slowly. l thought this was a bright idea. After getting the bicycle l am happy because l am saving enough money and repaying the loan back. l am looking forward to getting a more bigger loans so as to expand my bussiness in future thanks very much John

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: WEWASAFO

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location:
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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