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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:

Wrong Believer

Mama Mourine was very notorious of not taking her children to the hospital. Everyday the children got sick she could take them to the church for prayer and believed that God would heal the children However the pastor became concerned and desided to use his common sence. He would give the woman some medicine and give to the woman saying the lord has asked her to give the medicine to the child. This has helped the children get well.

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 will never work
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Agina, Amagoro, Kenya
Map of WRONG BELIEVER
 
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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