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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:

The Girls Must Be Treated Well

It once happened in our community that one of the elders of the nandi wanted to change the way of of the girls.The girls were ususally decriminated in all the ways.This man called kiprotich was really feeling pity for the girls.They were denied to go to school yet it was their right. The girls were forced early marriages so that their parents could receive dowry which saw as something important than educating their girls.He introduce and organization was kenya girls must lead(K.G.M.U) This organization was started in 1989 but nowadays the organisation has fail;ed. The girls are really suffering but the organization helped some girls to learn and benefit from it.

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Transzoia East, Kenya
 
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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