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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:

Change Of Destiny

By the time he was 18 yrs,Kim had literally tested all the drugs available.He was so much into drugs that his hallucination had started to overide his life. He would shake like a vibrating phone phone without the drugs in his body.His destiny was beyond doubt the grave. Today people marvel at the milestone that he has climbed.His life has change tremendously and even plays basketball at a club level.This he quickly attributes to the he that he got from NACADA.They gave him vital information about the extend to which the drugs can push his life and most important they linked him with a trusted Rehab facility that worked on his life.Today Kim lives his life at a safe distance from the harzadous drugs.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: NACADA

Events like these happen:

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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 self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: 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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