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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:

Life In Kibera

- Life in Kibera is very difficult especially when you are not intrested. In our community they live many people who helped and others not. They helped you in many ways example, if you are orphan they pay for you school in order to learn and to enjoy education. In your future coming, If you are an orphan you must be proud because you are not alone anymore. -In our community many people died with HIV others died with cancer, -If somebody died we take action, we remove some money in the bank and start buying things, if you someone has problem may you help him or or find a way to be with him.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Orphans

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to churches

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kianda Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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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