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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:

Failure Is Not The End

Juma failed KSSE exam and thought it was end of the life. But Alice adviced him and told him its not end of everything. Its not final. She told her she know people who have not just reached rock bottom, but have literally attempted to end their lives. She pulled Juma and got up and out of miasma and today are thriving. Juma rock bottom determines his destiny and now he is a very a big business man in town transporting and suppling Greens and fruits. He has made it better and now he is changing and encouraging others and helping them trying and failing, learning from failure, you have a chance to make things right and built better future

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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 hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Matasial, Kajiado, Kenya
Map of Failure is not the end
 
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