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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:

Albino Business

In Tanzania, there is a certain community which believes that some parts albinos if grounded ca be used as medicine. This is a threat to the albinos because they are being killed for this. There is a case whereby Jesse's friend decided to trick him to go to Tanzania. The idea was that once he arrived there, be grabbed and killed for his body parts. As if God was in side, he was informed that the police since the security for the albinos were at a risk. He missed his death by a whisker since the police acted promptly. He is yet to come in term with what was planned to be a business trip turned to be a near death to his life.

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 angry
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Arusha Town, Arusha, Tanzania
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ALBINO BUSINESS
 
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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