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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:

Educating The Youths

In kibera there is a club known as OB-OG club which is located in mashimoni Magoso school OB-OG club educates young girls and boys from primary school to secondary school. The club is changing the lives of many youths and some of those who were educated by this club are now big people and have jobs. Apart from educating people it also entails singing, dancing and recording the songs in CDs and tapes. OB-OG club is managed by a Japanese woman who loves young boys and girls. This club also educate, feed and help orphans because it has one branch of orphans. The big people from eighteen years and above are also taught carpentry, HIV/AIDS awareness and there is a tailoring and computer classes going on in the compound.

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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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mashimoni, 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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