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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:

Together We Can

They majority deal with environmental conservation, Dances and civic education: the have done alot in changing the environmental condittions along Nairobi river and some areas within the slums. Since the environment is some of the difficult things to maintain,the group had layid much effort to ensure clarity and protection of the river, by picking and clearing any unneccessary materials along the ones fresh water river, this leads to a condusive environment. Also they have worked hard on maintaining the african traditional dancers which are part of cultural practice to ensure that african culture is protected and retained. Kind of dances brings communities together and have create unity in community.

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  • This story relates to security
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Ngumo Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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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