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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:

Shantit Group

Many youths in mathare have lost their lives stealing other peoples property and being found raping young girls it is shameful action being aired through television saying mathare is the home of thiefs,rapets and robers.That made an organization known as shantit say enough is enough and their started giving the youths of the slum change their ways and their stopped stealing and raping young girls many people started saying that it was the best slum in kenya with the best and discipline youth in kenya and in Africa that made the organization to be as happy as king,and even president kibaki gave presents to the shantit group for their good job.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, 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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