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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:

Poverty

Kibera is the largest slums, right in the heart of the capital city of Kenya. The slum's million plus inhabitants struggle with extraordinary poverty and high crime rates. As is true throughout Kenya, the vast majority of Kibera's resident are under the age of 30 years, and less than ha;f of the district's youths ever begin Secondary school. One of Kibera resident is UNICEF radio and voice of youth Digital district for the past year, kibera resident recorded the lives of people who lived in kibera slums. In the year 2003 government of kenya abolished primary education for free and later they introduce free sec education but this policies have been slow to reach kibera slums.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Slums, Nairobi, 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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