Next
Random
Previous

Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

The Broken Dancers

Two years ago there was a dancing group which was known as JJ.It used to go around towns and villages entertaining the people.The members of the group used to dance very well and all the people where happy. However something horrible happened to it, the group had planned to go to Mbale town where they were going to entertain the residence of that region. These activities was to take part at night. They prepared themselves practiced very hard and well groomed to take off and go to Mbale. They reached there at 6.00 pm and the crowd was like 'wow', but suddenly there were gun shots in the air making everyone to start running up and down,this confusion made three of the dance to break their knees making there career to die. It was later discovered that the gun shot from the robber who were raiding a shop in Mbale.

Related

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

About the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
Learn more about the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.

About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Chavakali, Mbale, 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
 
 
Give Now

Help Us Expand the GlobalGiving Storytelling Program

You can support our efforts to create an online DIY toolkit for collecting and analyzing community
feedback by making a donation to GlobalGiving's Innovation Fund.
 
 

Collect Stories from Your Community - DIY Toolkit (Offline Version)

Download, print, and distribute the GlobalGiving Storytelling Form (PDF) to start collecting community feedback.

Once you have collected stories, we would love to work with you to transcribe them into our online database for analysis. Please contact Britt Lake at .

 
Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com