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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:

Peer Pressure In School

John was the best boy of his parents.His parents loved him very much since he was a very disciplined boy.He was good as far as his academia was concerned .He passed well in his K.C.P.E Exams and was enrolled in a boarding school.In boarding school he met with friends from different backgrounds. He was forced to join the company of his friends.He was forced to do what other friends were doing since he was made to iwk a lesser man if not he did not agree to do what others were doing.He started bevaving differently when the schools closed for holydays.His parents wondered what was happening and tried to talk with him to the school counselor who identified the problem after sometime.She helped him to undergo counselling session until he confessed what happened.He asked his parents to forgive him for joining a bad company at school.

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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 knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Malava, 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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