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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:

Our Leaders

It was early January in the year 2010 when my neighbour went to a village elder to help him get a bursary to acquire school for child who had been send away in school because of school fees. The village elder refused to help him at all which forced him to come to TYSA which help him to get.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Tysa

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Makindu Village, Trans- Nzoia, Kenya
Map of OUR LEADERS
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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