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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 Aunt

My aunt treated me badly most of the time and she would denie me food and made me work for her like a maid. I would wake up early before everybody and do all house chores. Then I would take her children to school. after that I would come back and take care of the young one. But one day mama fridah my neighbour discovered what was going on she confronted my aunt and threatened to take her to the police. She accepted to take me to school after that.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Nambale, Busia, Kenya
Map of MY AUNT
 
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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