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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:

Dont Change The Book For Its Cover

Maji mazuri project it,s an organization that bring youths together to bring change in their community. This organization had led to positive change through the life style of young aged 15-25, mostly it helps youths to r cover their talents and focus on them mostly comedias also it reduce employment and idleness in the community and this led to reduction of immorality like ponography. This organisation is from slum area around mathare and it focus on ability area where they educate youth to use their skills which they had and that is way of showing development in their community and also bring a message to them showing that when those in slums can make it and this and this is through by working had.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: MAJI MAZURI

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mathare, 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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