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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:

Fire Extinguishers

There are been several cases of fire accidents resulting to a greater loss of property and at times some do have their lives gone due to such incidents. A risk realized from a fire accident only benfits those who are insured but to the non-insured people it leaves them stranded. Fire extinguishers is a moving group brought in to atleast save if possible in cases of fire. They have helped in many places and saved many lives in places of fire accident. They reach there as soon as possible and put the fire off.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Mashimoni, 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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