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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:

Drug Addiction

Due to drug addiction a certain boy of sixteen years in Kitale dropped out of school,this was due to teachers who could not tolerate his behaviour that he was sent away. Back in the society he could not anything successful and everytime he became trouble to the people who came across him or by him. He was warned several times but he could not take the advice.One day when they were trying to steal from a supermarket an alarm was raised and he was one of those ganged or killed by the police.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Namansalala, Kitale, 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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