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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:

Economic Empowerment

Unemployment being on the highest note ever in Kenyan history people have opt to move to small nd micro economic activities for a living These through they are doing without enough knowledge and end up not being benefiting to them.Such businesses since they end up failing within a ery short period time youths fund program has therefore assisted many youths from my community and they have joined up in small groups and are given loans after through training to take up serious business.today most of them have business that use an empire which others ventured into transport business(bodaboda) as is commonly known

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Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kakamega, Mumias, 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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