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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:

Family Planning

Due to The increased population in The country This has led to The unbearable population in The country. This is due to The slums being more than populated and as it is known The people living there lack enough funds to feed their families.This has led to stavation in most parts of kibera slums.This is due to The families not being able to take care of the grown population of their unit. Due to this unicef and Aphia II launched a progam across kibera and makina specificaly to educate on The use of contraceptives in the region at large.This was done by use of forums, ceminars and media campaign.,Thus sensitizing The people on the need and importance of the use of contraceptives in The country at large.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: UNICEF/APHIA II

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Makina, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of FAMILY PLANNING
 
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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