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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:

I Witnessed A True Spirit Of Commitment

One day a team of children and their leaders assembled for a big celebration at a residential place in Kakamega Central. It was my first time to meet them. I later came to learn that they had been nurtured and been trained with the help of facilitatators from across the region and even they had been linked to regional role models in the society. On this date 18th Of December 2010 they were thanking their God for the achievements they had realized including doing tours to the ancestral home of mama sarah obama which greatly inspired the self esteem of each childern. They desire to be the ext Obama's in their own right.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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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