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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:

Protitution

Prostitution is the selling of the body parts so as to have sex with men and with women for money. When i was in class six we lived with our neighbour who was known as mzee kijana had a daughter known as stella. Stella was beatiful and clever she was admired by many boys in our village. Some boys started seducing her and she fall into the trap. They started having sex with stella daily until it became a normal thing to her. Whenever she had not sex with somebody she would look for boys where possibble. Stella started selling her body to boys for chips and money. Mzee kijana tried his best to stop stella from selling her body but he could not. One day during the normal activity stella had sex with a man who ended up pregnanting her his father was dissapointed with him but later accepted her as his daughter. Since that day after conceiving stellas relationship with men ended abruptly

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel angry
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Undugu, Nairobi, 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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