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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:

Youth Initiative

The snow Foundation is a group of youths who have come together to set up a platform for youths, whereby they take initiative to come up with activities fit for the youths so as they avoid being idle. They have come up with an aerobic class to help the young people to maintain fitness and also they come up with various workshops such as mathematics clinic for the high school goers where they are encouraged to take a positive approach towards the subject and also one on tips of a successful interview helping the job seeking youth, it has also opened a facebook wall where they post encouragement notes and also inspiring quotes. These initiative has really helped the youths in human area being an eye opener and also engaging in activities that relate to them.

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Huruma, Nairobi, 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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