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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:

Electricity

Mzee Ndova had so many trees in his compound. These made many of us to be envious of the shades in his compound that he could not allow anybody to sit under. When the seasons for fruits came, He would sell to us the fruits that he had in his compound. When the electricity came the people decided that it should pass through his compound these was because all the tall trees would be cut down. These happened and now he does not have any tree.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Busia, Busia, Kenya
Map of ELECTRICITY
 
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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