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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:

The Efforts Of Jikaze Group

Jikaze women group is an organization that was formed in 2006. Through partnership with the church the group has really thrived hard towards reaching where they are. Their main objective is to provide forms of assistance to empower people especially women to become economically self-relient and partners in development and to uncover and deal with the root cause of poverty and discrimination with a view to improve their living standards. In 2009 the Organization Voluntarily donated money to the jobless women and therefore empowering them on how to start some income generating activities. This was a huge opportunity for those involved since many women succeeded.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Solvalian Amy 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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