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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:

A Good Friend

Kamau was a form four student.He was remaining with six months to sit for his final examination. In school he was academically average.But his behavior was not much good,he liked to engage in relationships in and outside school,take alcohol and even smoke.One day he approached a new form three girl.The girl had her own principals,instead of accepting kamau to abuse her,she started to guide and counsel him.Kamau was furious at first,but he cooled down later. Jane told kamau effects of drugs,smoking and sexual activities before marriage,she said her truth and kamau admired Jane's life.Before they departed kamau promised to change right away.Within no time Kamau was role model in school and academic performance changed gradually.He became the best student in his class during the final examination.

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kiriita, Trans-nzoia, 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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