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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 Is Life

In our country we depend on Agriculture and is a semi-arid area.sometimes the rains fails.we find it dificult to get adequate water for our crops.we got help from an organization which intervened in this area.The name of the organization is(swim0 we are getting dificult in digging the wells because of lack of finances and the nature of the ground in terms of hardness. we grow. food crops like maize,beans, fruits which fails sometimes because of change in climate. So we appeal to all stakeholders to intervene in terms of finances,and technical assistance. The organization has helped a great deal in teaching us how to detect ground water using two pieces of wire.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: s.w.i.m.

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 physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • Age of storyteller: Over 60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Muthengera, Nyahururu, Kenya
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This story describes a...
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The story is about...
social
relations
economic
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
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This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
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