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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:

Remedy For My Wet Days

Phylis, a pupil at Asere primary used to missed school 3-5 days every month during her menstral flow. She could not afford to buy the pads hence affected her academically and also lowered herself esteem. Once the Langata rotary club, visited her school things changed drastically, she got a one yrs supply of the sanitary towels, along with other girls, this was big relief to them.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Langata Rotary Club

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Asere Primary School, Siaya, Kenya
Map of Remedy for my wet days
 
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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