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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:

Poverty Eradication

People of Karungu had never known happiness all their lives.This is because of the poor living condition there have never been smile on their faces.In that area there were no schools,Hospitals and there wa nothing they could live fore/They used to walk long distances in serch of water and pasture for their animals.Few years later there was an organisation that was called MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE ORGANISATION.These movement for change was a nongovernmental organisation. They came up with an idea of helping the people of Karungu.They formed organisations dug water holes built schools and did what was pleasing to that community people of that area were happy and poverty was nowhere to be seen.Together the deference was made.

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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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Karungu, Migori, 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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