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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 Decline Of Afarmers' Association

Alarge number of farmers in our community has resorted to the formation of farmers unions as away of getting improved market for their produce. Kimyuka coffee farmers association was formed under this target. Many coffee farmers were involved and they put all their trust in this association. At the beginning, the association could carry out its duties thoroughly well and almost its members got satisfied. But after atime, lack of transparence was seen in its executive where people's coffee was sold in the market and money was not paid to its members, Eventually, members started to drop one by one

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: EXECUTIVE MEMBERS

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that will never work
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Madi, Guru, Uganda
Map of THE DECLINE OF AFARMERS' ASSOCIATION
 
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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