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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:

School Uniform

it was last month in May when i met our area councillor at the road during the morning hours.I was coming from the river so he inquired to know why i wasn't in school i told him that it was because i did not have a school uniform. He was shocked to hear that i was out of school due to lack of uniform.He carried me in his car and took me to Mzee Juma who took my measurements.The councillor paid for the uniform and after four days i took the uniform and reported back to school.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Slaughter House, Busia, Kenya
Map of SCHOOL UNIFORM
 
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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