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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:

Supporting Orphans And Poor

I am Alice from Kakamega municipality, sometime in January, an organization called Aphia 11 visited my village and took me and some other youths whose parents died of HIV/AIDs. The organization took us through training institutes and I was taken to learn how to a saloonist. Thanks to this organizations support, i have completed my saloon studies and they have opened for me a saloon where i can work and earn money to support me and my siblings. The organization is funded by USAID and it helps many orphans like me from destructive activities and behaviours that come with idleness such as drug abuse and sexual relations for money.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Aphia 11

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 was affected by 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: Municipality, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Supporting orphans and poor
 
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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