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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 Positive Touch

Very few people offer the councelling especially to the youth. Most of the youth are thus left to seek for help from the wrong source e.g idols, role models and highly explicit materials. This has led to a huge identify crisis and most of youth are dying. Riara health group has however taken if upto themselves to bridge the gap.The grop has played a major role inthe lines of youths. One such young man is Hannington Otieno who has benefited from the groups councelling sessions.The session which adresses major issues like,sexual responsibility,Rebellion and drug abuse has given his life light and can now tackle issues in his life with a positive attitude.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: RIARA HEALTH GROUP

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 physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kambi Muru, 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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