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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:

Drug Abuse

Drug abus has become a big problem in the society.Most of young boys and girls are the ones playing a major role.Pupils occasionally sneak out of schools to go and have the drugs and abuse them. This has led to more truancy in our schools and hence school drop outs increased.At schools pupils did not concentrated to what their teachers were teaching because their minds was addicted to drugs. The abuse of drugs led to ill health of people in society. There was also alot of theft in the villages.This was due to need of money to buy the drugs.Chaos arose in the village which led to mass killing of people who were suspected to be the thieves.The non-governmental body come in and saved the situation.

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About This Story

  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Vihiga, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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