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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 Golden Chance

Lucy has three children and does not long to get another one soon. She had longed to apply Norplant method and discussed this with her husband, but because it was quite expensive to her, she put it on hold. When she heard about the free family planning method offered by the organisation that visited her area, she took advantage of this choice. She is happy that now she has the implant inserted under her armpit which would last for 5 years unless otherwise and suprisingly it was done absolutely free. She went round encouraging her friends to make use of this golden chance.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Tunza clinic/KMTC

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of my golden chance
 
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