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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:

My Friend's Narrow Escape

Being a victim my cousin changed young girls live pants. All the villagers were really annoyed of this behaviour. But by good or bad luck one day he came home. With one of my school mate who was my friend. They entered into the house and after seeing her from a distance I went waited when he had gone to the shop to buy her bread and soda as usually. I didn't take even a fraction of a minute before peeping into that house and informing my friend about it. I told her about his health and he was under drugs. He had made three quarters of the girls in the village to become HIV positive and he had no mercy of stopping. We escaped with the girls to my house and after coming he found their was nobody in the house. He tried to ask the neighbour and they informed him about it. He hates me ill today but my friend is really proud of me.

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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 that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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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: Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of My Friend's Narrow escape
 
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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