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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 & Luck Of Job

This is a story talking about a young Kenyan citizen who has changed from a bad habit of crime, this young mum is a dweller of Soweto slum in Kayole. This young man use to be my neighbour only that we did not know what the man was doing to earn a living. Only one day when there was some inspection due to lost properties. The man was arrested and taken to police station. A pastor who happen to be a neighbour and talked to the young man and found out that the man had to still to help her sick mother who was bed ridden at home.

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 makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to security
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Poverty & luck of job
 
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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