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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:

Benefits From Youth Enterprise Fund

James karemi is my good name. i am a farmer who mainly deals with pig rearing. i started five years ago when the office of the prime minister launcehd an initiative dubbed 'Youth Enterprise Fund' aimed at uplifting the lives of the youth through sourcing them loans and get them engaging in income generating activities. i did apply for the same and started rearing pigs which to me turned to be a good venture to start with. there and then after buying a few pigs, the number increased and i have been able to to get alot of profits from the sell of pork to butcheres and individuals. the venture has made me to be atleast well off unlike before.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Youth Enterprise Fund

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • 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: 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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