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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:

Caring For Our Enviroment

Njoro completed his KCPE but he did not qualify for secondary education school. So he decided to help his father's farm to work hard and improve the farm. Their farm had always been poor. With the knowledge he acquired in school about covering the enviromet, he was able to know about soil erosion, planting grass and digging terraces. He cleared the stream and planted trees around the farm. Njoro has changed the community other farmers started coming to seek advice on how to take care of their farm. He is self employed has better place to live and food in plenty.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Waithaka, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Caring for our enviroment
 
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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