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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:

Violence

In this our country. In 2007 there was violence and Injustice. Churches were burnt, raily was removed from the train not to pass there wasnt any car for us to travel with it. houses were burnt. when children were inside. Supermarket was even burnt when 21,000 people were inside. wangiki were cutting up people's neck there wasnt peace anymore. there wasnt food. But our ministers and president's were living happily without any problem while us we are suffering. I feel very pain for all this what had happened In 2007 and i hope it will not be repeated In 2012. because we does not diserved violence we want to live in peace not in peceses.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • 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 an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Kianda, 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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