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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:

The Old Man

The people of Virakwa village were shocked when they woke up one morning and found that the old man next to their village had killed himself by hanging himself. They all wanted to know what the reason was that the old man hang himself The children of the old man had nothing to say as they did not know the reason of the fathers death. He was taken to the mortuary where his body was kept

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • 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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