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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:

Family Health

I was in a situation of in between, when i had my neighbour who was in labour and we ran to help. After reaching the hospital, there was a nurse in charge who worked hard and helped the woman. She not only did it there but she took it upon herself and decided to take her as a patient to be visiting even at home and teach her on family and general health which was a programme sponsored by the government through the ministry of health o n health support. The woman my neighbour was educated and helped on ranges of health issues i.e proper sanitation, taking care of child and diet. This was good for my neighbour that occurred in the year 2007.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Maraba, Kakamega, 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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