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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

l am a young man by name Jimmy l dropped from school due to lack of school fees. l thank God because of this group known as vision youth group. They have employed me to look after their farm as a watchman. At night l come and in the morning l am busy doing my own work. Vision group have helped get a bicycle on loan from WEWASAFO, during the day l do boda boda. This money has really surported my family, my father died and l am only staying with my mother. l am surporting them from this bussiness l am also planning to get another bicycle for my brother who is idle at home so as to join me with the bussiness as soon as l complete paying the loan.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: WEWASAFO

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

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

  • 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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