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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:

Changing Teachers Lives

Teachers have for long known to be the poorest employed members in the society.It was not when the SACCO came in that all teachers lives changed so abruptly and positively.SACCO has not lasted for such a long time but for the shorter time it has existed there has been only benefit to those involved,teachers.It is only for teachers who are governmently employed.It only select such a group of teachers to make it easy for the premium collection.SACCO saves for teachers some small amount of money which it deducts directly from their salaries.The money saved is aimed to be given to them upon retirement.This has helped many old retired teachers.It help reduce sociatal poverty which might have been realized.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: None

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Laini Saba, 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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