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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:

Drugs

My friend Moses Gituma,commonly known as move has been known for peddling bhang in mathare slums,As he confessed to us ,members of the community transformers he has been getting the supply from as far as western province (Bumula) . He has been peddling this bhang for the last 10 years as that is the only means in which he gets income to feed his two children as well as taking them to school.He has time and again crossed paths with the law enforces and he has been arrested for the possession of this drug, for 2 years during which his children suffer.After being released he come to us and we introduced him to mathare recovery for drug addicts

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mathare, 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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