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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:

Brotherhood

Agoro Welfare Group is a group of members of certain community in Kenya. Man or woman hails from Agoro area is free to join this group which means that the members are many. It was started in order to make the members know each other and incase of any problem with one of the members, they assist the member, besides this, if one has a ceremony, the members come together to stand with this member eg. wedding. They also offer loans to members and paid after a certain period and they charge a certain percentage. Members meet once a month and they contribute a certain about which is banked and it is shared out at the end of the year.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: AGORO WELFARE GROUP

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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Mathare North, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of BROTHERHOOD
 
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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