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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:

A Story Of Doom

Nairobi water sewage company needs to be serious with its work. The drainage system in Kibera is worse and the rainy season are not making things any better. School children are now at a big risk especially those playing the Karanja road. Only a year ago a child from olympic primary lost his life after being swept away by flood waters now the story is a bout to repeat its self. The Kibera story is becoming a story of doom to the residents and mostly the young children.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: N.W.S.C.

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Karanja, Kibera, Kenya
Map of A story of doom
 
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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