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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:

Kazi Kwa Vijana

The influx of the youth from school is tramendous, this has led to the unemployed increasing in number thus leading to the youth of the country being idled and thus leading to the involvement of the youth into crimes and drug abuse at an alarming rate. due to this the ministry of works launched a program called kazi kwa vijana that was to help the youth by providing them with employment. The turn up of the youth was increase thus leading to the work being done, but problem arose when the payment of the dues became an issue thus leading to low pay or sometimes no pay at all. This led to the youths being used by the doing all the work thus hoping for a pay that doesn't come. This led to the youth being devestated and hopeless.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: M.O.W

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of KAZI KWA VIJANA
 
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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