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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:

A Culture Of Reading

Reading is a culture that has to be nurtured from a young age.Most of children in Africa and especially Kibera lack this,most Children begin to read story books at a latter stage in life;that is usually in upper primary African health and Community programme however,has taken a different approach.They have set up a library for chldren and has given the children an opportunity to enjoy beautiful books and stories.Starting at such a tender age means that to a higher grade,this children will have a better reading culture and who nows some may even go into writing.Afteral they say before you write first,read.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: African Health and Community Programme.

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, 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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