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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:

Controlling Drugs And Drug Abuse

Drug and drug abuse, alcohol has prompted youths into destroying their future.Most of them who do take this practices drop out of school.They are no longer able to concentrate in classes, they tend to think slowly and this makes them live up to no good. WEWASAFO, an NGO, over some two years ago embarked on educating the youths about this and hence save them from destroying their future. They visited high schools, primary schools and even higher learning institutions and provided information about this vices which came out to be of great help to the youth.Also the youth who were not in school were taught those who were practically were adviced to stop.For sure it was a huge boost in ensuring that a moral sensitive generation is bought up

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Lurambi, 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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