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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:

Behaviour Change

The youths of today appear to have lost morals in society unlike those of yeaterday. To find them doing anything productive is just had. Moreso a big number are being involved in premarital sex, alcohol and drug abuse. This has left many wondering where are we heading as a society? After identifying a niche that has to be filled, pillar project, a CBO (community based organization) saw the need to educate the youth about their life and there future life in particular. My home area had privileged of hosting this event which was unveiled as BCC (Behavior change and communication) study course. Surprisingly many youth enrolled for the same. The initiative sw them being aught matters to do with their body, health wise. HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, their effects and how one can a point. Carrying out good morals was also an issue.At the end of the whole traing that lasted 4 weeks, the youths had a reason to smile. They had been enlightened and thus at least hope for the future had been restored.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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