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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:

Acquinted

When my dad was arrested and put in jail for fraud, I knew that my father could not win this case because the kind of money that his friend was claiming my dad had taken from him was to big hitting one point four million. We had no money to higher a good lawyer but thanks to Mr Kibuchi my dad's best friend who hired a good lawyer for us and when the matter went to court for hearing the lawyer learnt of a deal to fraud my dad and even noticed that my dad's signature was fake. The case was cancelled and my dad acquinted as the court issued a warrant of arrest for those who had forged my dad's signature.

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  • 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 hopeful
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Busia Courts, Busia, Kenya
Map of ACQUINTED
 
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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