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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:

Garden Farming

The disabled in the country need a lot of care and maintenance, This has led to the need of the family members being there to help them in their day to day movement. This is due to their need to move from place to place inorder to make ends meet for the youths adults. This makes it difficult for the disabled grownup moving from point A to B. This was evident in the village of kibera called matina. Due to this there was a need to help the Disable in their mobility. This has led to the Disability focus Africa launching a program to by providing the disable with wheelchairs and clutches. They also offered the people in the community with the knowledge on how to take care of the disabled in their families.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: SOLIDARY

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • 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: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of GARDEN FARMING
 
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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