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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:

Innovation Through Team Spirit Confronts Every Obstacle

I am Anthon Fabiano, a member of Youth Action Group. it is a great development for the youth to discover themselves and their potential. When we started the Youth Action Group in 2008, we quickly solved a problem of the poverty levels in our community. Mainly it is the perception of the youth that sometimes contributes to the rate of poverty. if they put more emphasis on action oriented instratives, this steers change, on the other hand the vice versa only serves to contradict the whole idea for negative outcomes. My experience through being a member of YAG is that benefits it in reasoning together, confronting inpediments as a formidable;e force and a batallion. I have been able to grow in knowledge, found solutions to my many problems and progressed well. I have been able to move from one level to another and sharpened my dreams for even more wild ambitions. I really need sponsors to do even more.

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Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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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