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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:

Zainabu

My sister Zainabu has really caused alot of grief and stress to my parents who have tried to do alot to help him continue with his studies. I remember sometimes last month my father struggled to look for sponsors who could pay for Zainabu college fees and by goodluck he succeeded and the sponsors paid fifty four thousand shillings into Zainabu's college account but to our surprise, Zainabu had disappeared from the college and upto this day we've never heard a word from him.

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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, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Busia T.t.c, Busia, Kenya
Map of ZAINABU
 
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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