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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:

Midwives

A neighbouring mother who was pregnant and the time to deliver had reached. She was taken to the midwife who helped her delivery the baby. The baby was out alive but the amblical cord had remained inside the womb and the midwife had no skills on how to help the helplesly mother, these made them to look for means of transport took her to the nearby hospital where she was helped and removed the amblical cord. These was so dangerous the women are advised when in labour, they should visit the hospital immediately.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Soweto-kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of MIDWIVES
 
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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