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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:

Soft Loans

Due to the harsh economic times in the country, This has led to the budget of families being stringe and constrained, This is due to the hash economic times in the country which has led to the price of food stuff being expensive. Due to this faulu trust launched a program to help the families in aging by offering them soft loans for starting businesses in the slums. This has led to the involvement of job creation in the slum by most of the youth being self employed. This has led to the improvement of the economic level in the country and the slum. which resulted to the improved living standards of people living in the slums due to the extra employment in the country.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: FAULU TRUST

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Ayany, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of SOFT LOANS
 
This story describes a...
a need
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The story is about...
social
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economic
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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
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