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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:

Poverty

Poverty has been the stumbling block to many lifes of Kenyan youth.it is calling for the attention of the well wishers to come in and help.in the village of kaptumbo there was a young boy who due to poverty he could not be able to go ahead with his education for some time.but it came a time when the area mp and other well wishers came in and helped him financial wise and the boy managed to complete his form four course and he managed to pass with a mean grade of A and his life changed in the town.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Bwake, Trans Nzoi District, 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
 
 
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