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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:

Boosted

My business was at the verge of crumbling and I really needed financial boost to help revive it. A one's booming business was facing closure just because of my son who had started stealing money from the shop to take out girls on trips. My friend Imelda came and so the state of my business and offered to lend me some fifteen thousand which helped greatly to revive my business that is booming to this day.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I was affected by 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Busia Market, Busia, Kenya
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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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