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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:

Buried Hope

We had gone through a lot of trouble just to make sure that our daughter joined university.We even sold our own piece of land which was the only piece of land remaining in my hands just to ensure that my daughter Gloria stepped in a university class and fulfill her dream of joining a university. After doing every thing, on the very day of going to be admitted that is early this month of May.She got invlved in a road accident and died killing all my hope and my dreams

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • I won't remember this story for very long
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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: Over 60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Buriangada, Busia, Kenya
Map of BURIED HOPE
 
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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