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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:

My In Law

My brothers husband was my visitor everyday. He would come and bring me presents but I did not seem to understand why he would bring me the presents yet he would not give his wife of two years. I was not even worried. But one day as I was going to put my son to sleep I heard some footsteps behind me. When I moved i realized that he was my brother-in-law. I screamed and the villagers came. Later that night he could not bear the shame so he killed himself

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Busia, Busia, Kenya
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This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
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
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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