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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:

Abandoned

Just on the 15th May this year, I was driving back home when I saw a basket before me which was well arranged with heavy clothes and inside was a baby. I stopped my car and got out wondering who might have done such a thing to the beautiful baby boy. For about ten minutes I stood their trying to look for the owner of the child but no one showed up. I took the child, drove to a police station where I recorded a statement and got the permission to stay with the baby from the police and the childrens officer until the mother was found

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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 saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Marachi, 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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