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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:

Road Out Of Poverty

Many of the youths and fishermen of Suba district have never bothered to put the money they earn from the fishing business.given that this is their livelihood, they were very enlightened and inspired when the Youth Enterprise fund project commenced.Many were able to apply for funding through their respective groups which finally enabled them to develop themselves and their community. with the loan they have moved an extra mile and now they can realize the fruit of their labour in the lake everyday.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Youth Enterprise fund

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mbita, Suba, Kenya
Map of Road out of Poverty
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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