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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 Lost Boy

It was on evening when I was passing near nairobi River I found a little boy craying there."What should I do?" I asked myself.Than i ran to a nearby home and colled upon a man whom I had told him the way I found the boy. The man took the boy and investigated what made him run away from home.He found that the boywas sent away by his relatives because he had stolen twenty shillings to buy something to eat.He Investigated and found that he had stollen twenty shillings to buy food because he could stay two or three days without eating.

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 relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE LOST BOY
 
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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