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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:

Threatened

Last month as I was going back home, I met this guy who was carrying faeces in his hand. It was really human faeces and it was very smell. He stood before and asked to give him all the money or else he will smash it all on me. Oh my God I felt numb and as I was thinking what to do, an Idea came to me and so I took all the coins from my pocket and threw them down. As he went down pick them I broke into run that left him standing still.

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  • 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 security
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Sophia, Busia, Kenya
Map of THREATENED
 
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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