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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:

In The Supermarket

I was doing some shopping at Tesia supermarket when i started feeling dizzy and all over a sudden I fainted. Workers at the supermarket quickly caried me to the back of the supermarket and did some first aid on me. I woke up and found myself at the back of the supermarket with five people besides me who were trying to do the first aid on me. They gave me some milk to drink and after I had fully recovered and was strong, I was allowed to go back home.

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 indifferent
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Tesia Supermarket, Busia, Kenya
Map of IN THE SUPERMARKET
 
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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