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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:

Develop Our Community

many community live in poverty. They cannot meet their basic needs of food, clothing and shelter for themselves and families. Bunyango community is poor village in vihiga. There's alot of poverty in many families. They have agreat problem of poor health, mulnutrition and lack of education. They feel ashamed of their condition since they are dependent on other for help just to survive This may feel resentful of others and so becomes thieves, prostitutes and so on. Than you for medecine san frontiers to the community now it has a branch in Buyango to serve and help the needy with free medicine low charges of payments and free services to children. It has supported the community as well as the members.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: SAN FRONTIERS

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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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: Buyanya, Emuhaya, Kenya
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DEVELOP OUR COMMUNITY
 
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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