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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:

Our Living Standards

The prime minister in his effort to improve the living standards of many youths in kenya come up with the idea of "Kazi kwa Vijana" which created job opprotunity to youths who after school go rooming in villages and towns finding nothing to do thus engaging in unlawful activities such as crime prostitution only to provide for their needs But the thanks to the minister for such idea which has changed the life of youth by atleast providing them with job chances only improve on their life and also reducing rural- urban migration which has emposed a great danger in our towns and covered the rate of production of agriculture products where young people migrate to towns seeking for jobs leaving unproductive old men and wimen in rural who cannot do the heavy tusks in the countryside.Hence food shortage

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Zea, Kwanza, 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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