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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:

Empowering The Next Generation Of African Leaders

Young African Achievers awards the members of united nations who are practising the millennium development goals among some of the major goals is to educate the girl child since research show that she is the major percentage that drop out of school; while women are the majority that are illetrate. Some organisations like Akili dada, Ahadi Kenya initiative , Equity Bank Foundation have been recognised by this organisation and awarded for fighting diseases like jigger infestation, for educating the girl child and also for educating our women on basic skills to reduce the level of illetracy. These people are seen and recognised as the people who want to bring change to Kenya and Africa as a whole. And so its for this reason that young Africa as a whole. And so its for this reason that young African Achievers awards them because their mission works in line with the millennium development goal.

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi/starehe, 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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