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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:

Thief

There was a group that came to our village saying that they are from Barclays bank that they want to repair our houses and give us some money. They asked people to give out one hundred each then they will come next sunday. we did not see them at all. our community decided to go their office to be given back their money. When they reached, they were told that those are not members of Barclays bank. though they were thiefs who just want money from us.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Barclays thiefs

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Thief
 
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