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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:

Survival

Three years ago living in the slms of Huruma,I was affected in the post electn violence i was count in the middle of two tribes fighting. we were given 24 hours to leave. A neighbor helped us to escape by paying one thousand shillings to a group of youth to protect us escape and camp at the police station. we ascaped with nothing all our belongings we left behind we had nothing. We stayed at the police station without shelter and food for days only got help from N.G.Os and the red cross. The red cross helped us alot by giving us food and shelter with my large family we lived by grace of the lord.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • Location: 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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