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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 Enterprise Fund

I am Sesame keith.I finished my university some years back.After being through with my high school.I embarked on looking for a job.I went from office to office but unluckily i was unable to locate one.This got me frustrated very much.However sometime later the Government initiated an enterprise dubbed Youth Enterprise Fund which aimed at giving loans t the youth and helping them to invest in different ventures to reduce unemployment.Having some knowledge in poultry farming.I applied for the loan which i used to embark on the same.I started small by using the cash to construct some shelter and also using it to buy some few chicken.That initiative that i took has turned out to be a big venture which has seen me benefiting and i a really happy for the same.

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Lurambi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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