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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:

Problem Climbing

I was coming from the river with my twenty litres jerrican on ma head .I was really struglling to climb the steep slope that was going to the main road. In the process,i slipped and fell.The jerrican landed on the grounded and rolled back to the river.I was so hurt and frustrated. By good luck simon so what happened he came to my rescue and helped me up. He went back to the river picked up the jerrican and helped me carry it upto the gate of our home.I thanked him and got into the compound since then,me and simon have been good friends.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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 respect
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mauko, Busia, Kenya
Map of PROBLEM CLIMBING
 
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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