Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

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For men:Mad,Manners,Nobody and Anybody were friends.One day as they were walking on their way to the village.Anybody and Nobody started fighting.Mad and Manners were not happy with the issue.Mad told Manners that to find the solution lets go to the police station to report the case.Immediately they went to the police station expecting to report the case.As they approached there,Mad entered into the office without knocking the door,He shouted that 'please come!''Anybody is fighting Nobody''.The policeman was surprised with the statement.He asked himself how can ''Anybody beat Nobody''.The policeman asked mad Are you mad?Mad replied Yes.Do you real have manners.I have left him outside Mad replied. Finally the Mad was highly beaten and chased away from the police station. Question!Between Mad and the policeman who was wrong?


  • The organization most involved in what happened: None

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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