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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:

Youth Empowerment

Due to the influx of people in the slums and urban centers in the search of employment in the country. This as led to the increased insecurity in the slums and the towns at large due to the large number of the unemployed in the country at large. This has led to the increased crime rate in the country at large. Due to this faulu trust launched a program to help the families in the slums by empowering the youth economic wise in the slums, this by involvement in business. this was done by offering them loans and grants in order to put up business in the slums. this has led to the increased employment in the slums and the country at large thus raising the standard of living of people.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: FAULU TRUST

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  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of YOUTH EMPOWERMENT
 
This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
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people
This story describes a...
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succeeded
 
 
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