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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:

Mushroom Farming

To ensure that the commity is inspired and empowered, it requires efforts. Masinde Muliro university came up with a good idea of mushrooming farming. farmer in Shivakala village were trained and they engaged in the farming activities, They gained skills required to ensure they add an extra economical activity to their conventional farming products. After implementing the project, now the farmer can now smile as the demand for mushroom is growing and they are selling to get money for their needs and support their economical needs. This has enable one family to take its children to school from the money accruing form the sale of mushroom. This took place in the year 2009.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Masinde Muliro University

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • 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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Shivakala, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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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...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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