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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:

Theft In The Village.

The theft of sheeps and goats in my community was so high given that in the area, Our village had the largest number of sheeps and goats. Day and night our livestocks disappeared. The point point was raised at the chiefs baraza and the chief appointed some young men to help solve the puzzle secretly. The chiefs boys started their duties immediately. At night they were all over the village and were very watchful. After about a week, they got a group of four men trying to sneak into our compound to steal. They quickly sorround them and outnumbered them. The men tried to escape but were viciously attacked by the chiefs boys. They later confessed that they were the ones responsible for the loss sheeps and goats in the area.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Mayenje, Busia, Kenya
Map of THEFT IN THE VILLAGE.
 
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