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


lt was in April 2004 when it rains of dogs and cats one evening that all place was full of muddy and water before we started cooking our supper we saw water coming like a monkey in the desert suddenly it started raining as quickly as possible after three hours the water was all over the house the banks of the river broke away and the river lose its control at one o'clock the water flow all over the house and in the shamba carrying crops ,people and animals suddenly the chief called the police officers so that can in form the red cross assistant to come and assist as about two hours latter the red cross arrived at good time and started their work as bees, about two o'clock the red cross had helped two thousand people in the flood but few hours man and woman had been carried away by water to the river sop the red cross started their journey to help them but site were not on their hands the rain continue until the earoplane came so that they could help people, after two minutes the rain stopped and all people rescued except a man and his family this is tragedy reaction that a flood can cause to any part of the country. a


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  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sinyereni, Trans-nzoia, Kenya
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