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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:

Controlling Drug Abuse

Drug abuse has taken root in the society especially among the youty.This has been accelerated by the fact that many of them are unemployed and are always idle. To get the money to buy these drugs,they always have to engage in crime.Subsequently,they are arrested and charged. But SAPTA - kibera has come to the rescue of these people.The organisation spreads knowledge to people on the evils of drugs and their side effects.It gives psychological counselling to the addicts and makes them change their drug life.It needs more efforts in order to reach alarger portion of youths

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  • This story relates to respect
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Adams Arcade, Kibera, 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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