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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:

Home For Orphans And The Disadvantaged

There is this center in our village where orphans are taken and sent to school. The center is known as Mawakalo child development center. At day time, the sponsored children attend different local schools while the youth are being trained on technical skills such as tailoring, weaving as well as caarpentry. This center has been very helpful as it help in shapping the future of many disadvantaged children within Lurambi constituency. This year during the month of May some youths from needy families applied and were accepted at the center and one now learning technical skills so as to earn a living and fend for their families.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mawakalo Child Development

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw 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: Kakamega-mahkalo, Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Home for Orphans and the disadvantaged
 
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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