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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:

Fish Farming

The people of Kakamega-Lubao have disapproved the belief that only Luos can be fish farmers.This was after benefiting the governments initiation of constructing fish ponds to various farmers and also providing them with fingerlings to commence the business. Today, many have confined to earn a living from the fish farming thanks to the advice and training on how to feed, right age of harvesting as well as sanitation conditions to be maintained at the pond Those who have realized the potential of this have even abandoned maize farming in favor of the new flourishing business

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government of Kenya

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Lubao, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Fish farming
 
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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