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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:

Community Journalists

Journalism is one of those careers that is intriging and fun to be in.Many young people in Kibera are fond of this career path mostly because of its interaction with social issues affecting them and the politics that most of times dictate their lives for the next five years. Shinining Hope for community is now giving a drim for such young aspiring journalists.Through their monthly newspaper,KIBERA MIRROW SHOFCO is tapping untrained young journalists and giving them the opportunity by training them in and out of the job as community journalists.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: SHOFCO

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I was affected by 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: Katwekera, Kibera, Kenya
Map of COMMUNITY JOURNALISTS
 
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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