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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:

Beauty With A Purpose

the beauty world miss world peagant is done yearly and normaly its tradion that there is an audion held countrywide and the best contestants selected to a beauty school academically where they are trained on lifeskills how to model how to handle themselves with a high self esteem and each of them has to have a project. the project commonly known as beauty with a purpose is centered at each one of them choosing a topic that they to major on a topic that centers and touches the community . this years miss world Kenya choose to works with cancer patients she has the experience what is to stay and live and with a early with cancer victim mainly because her mother had lived and died so early with caner living them at tender age. since then she has been struggling with life and from small business she has been able to pay for her own bills and not to mention her herself and her kids she is chosen the 2011/2012 miss world Kenya with an initiative of making with cancer victims to reduce discrimination , create awareness and also making Kenya a cancer free nation

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ashleys Beauty School

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

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

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Oak Place, 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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