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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:

Fighting Desparate Vices

Very few youths have financial independence in Kibera most being jobless,they pull up rely on their parents,friends,relatives and those who are so desparate even fall in crime to satisfy their need of financial independence. Youths of making are though gaining independence in finances through jobs that they,re created for themselves and their friends.By having a video hall,a shop and after facilities that are out the run,they are able to make money and thus stay out of desperate vices that come with poverty.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: LEBOUR KIBERA YOUTH GROUP

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Makina, Kibera, Kenya
Map of FIGHTING DESPARATE VICES
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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