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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:

Dealing With Drugs And Drug Abuse

Drug and drug abuse accompanied with alcohol has actually found the youth on the wrong.Those constantly abuse this particular harmful are affected in many ways.Youth normally deteriorate in class perfomance,some even drop out of schools.It gives the impetus to engaged in bad things such as robbery etc.Wawesafo an NGO based in kakamega has taken the responsibility about educating and enlightening the community about this.this has turned out to be positive since the youth in the community have transformed.The vices are slowly dwindling which in its way is encouraging

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Khayega, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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