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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:

Caring For The Needy

Their was an orphan in mashimo, who was living with his step- father. His step-father was mistreating her, she used to find job and paid for her own school fees. One day his step-father told her that she must live out of his house because she used to came late at night from job. The father chast her away and their was a good samaritanwho found her on the street collecting rubbish. She was taken to childrens home. The day today there are many organisations caring for the orphans and those who are poor.

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 physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mashimoni, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CARING FOR THE NEEDY
 
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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com