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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 Empowerment

St.Teresa's church has been known to empower the youth through it's Sunday programme .The youths have been time and again been encauroged to participate because there are certain activities that engaged the youth and kills the idleness bug.Through activities such as sports tournaments,drama,art work many youth who have actively participated have seen the benefits through the same activities and many offers have discovered their talents through the same activities .Today many youths who were once involved in criminal behaviour have since reformed the activities.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 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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