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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 Bussiness

Allan was approached by a friend to accompany him to Tanzania for a trade trip. He was excited, little did he know that he was the centre of trade, he was the commodity to be sold in Tanzania as demand for albino race is high there.Albinos are murdered and their body parts used to make charms which offer a booming business. Allan was lucky because his girlfriend smelt a rat somewhere and informed the police who in turn managed to save Allan in the hands of this cruel people. He count himself lucky to be alive.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • 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 Friends

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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: Kisii Town, Kisii, Kenya
Map of ALBINO BUSSINESS
 
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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