Next
Random
Previous

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

Being Economically Empowered

Its estimated that more than 60% of the graduating youth are in Kenya are jobless.A staggering number putting in mind that the youth form more than 70% of the country's population .That s the exact reason why vijana no leo was formed a youth empowerment programme that brought the youth of the target kakamega county together ,to start business help each other become economically empowered thanks to the programme many youth have seen the importance of entrepreneurship in todays world .Although we need more funds to expand our projects our target of 3000 members employed by 2012 can be stopped.

Related

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

About the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
Learn more about the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.

About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Nambacha, Kakamega, 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
 
 
Give Now

Help Us Expand the GlobalGiving Storytelling Program

You can support our efforts to create an online DIY toolkit for collecting and analyzing community
feedback by making a donation to GlobalGiving's Innovation Fund.
 
 

Collect Stories from Your Community - DIY Toolkit (Offline Version)

Download, print, and distribute the GlobalGiving Storytelling Form (PDF) to start collecting community feedback.

Once you have collected stories, we would love to work with you to transcribe them into our online database for analysis. Please contact Britt Lake at .

 
Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com