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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:

Benefiting From The Enterprise Fund Kitty

My name is catherine Ndiema.i have two friends whom we joined hands together and decided to apply for the funds of the youth enterprise fund' which was aimed to help youths start their own income generating activities and hence help to curb unemployment.We were given then used to a shop of selling cosmetics.our business actually started small but with commitment it grew bigger day by day.The profits realized helped as repay our loans and the rest invest in other things.things went on to good as we found ourselves opening two other shops.We are actually living a comfortable life unlike before when life was hard.I thank the youth enterprise fund for that initiative that has not helped me but also many people.

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • 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 1-2 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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