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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:

Mapping

Kibera is the largest slum in the country and has the place being densly populated in the region. This has led to housing structures being put up in all parts of the slum.This has led to navigation of the slum being unbearable and hard to move by thus due to this the families needed a point of movement that one activity move from place to place. Due to this ministry of planning in conjuction with google launched a program to educate the youth on how to make maps in Kibera then they employ them on how to make maps for the region.The program was a success since it offered employment for the youthsin the region and a map for the region.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: M.O.P/GOOGLE

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 creativity
  • I was affected by 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kianda, 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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