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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:

Water Underground

My home is situated in a hilly country where livers are not near.we traval many kilometers to fresh water for our need.At this time we are experiencing drought and to get water is a problem.If it were not for the wells we have dug after some people from an organization known as swim came and taught us to look for waters under the ground we could be having alot of problems.However now we are happy for these wells.we use the water now available to water our animals,tree nurseries and Kitchen gardens.we thank GOD for thus help.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: S.W.I.M.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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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: Kundalila Muthenge'ra, Nyahururu, Kenya
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This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
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This story describes a...
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bad idea
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succeeded
 
 
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