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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:

Organic Farm

Youth Reform Self Help Group is a community based organisation formed by youths of Making in Kibera.This organisation has helped to conserve & manage this environment by working harder to convert a dump site to a farm.This waste materials from the dump site were recycled and others used to make manure which was used in the farms.They have also made green houses to prevent the green house effect.The youths are able to get income from the crops they grow by selling them.This has helped these youths alot as they don't remain idle but involve themselves in an income generating activity

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: YOUTH REFORM SELF HELP 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 respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • 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: Makina, Nairobi, 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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