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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:

Stolen Help

When I bought for my son a laptop,I hoped that this will help him do his research work properly as a masters student.I wanted him to do very well and without any limitation that`s why I got him the laptop and a modem. However my help was stolen away when some friends of his stole the laptop from his room and sold.When approached and asked they denied having stolen the laptop yet they were the ones in the room when the laptop disappeared.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individuals

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Lukonyi, Busia, Kenya
Map of STOLEN HELP
 
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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