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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:

Children In Kibera

Children equally as the youth make up a large population in Kibera. Looking at a Kibera slums child, you would see a hope less face bracing with the real life situation in Kibera. When still very young, you could hear of children speak of their dreams like attaining a high standard of life but their dreams never come to pass. W Hen children grow up and start reasoning they realize that they are so poor and loose hope in life. Most of their parents fail to pay their fees due to lack of funds and this makes them most students who are not able to get sponsorships drop out of school as early as the age of twelve. The only way to assure in Mathare child of better life is by ensuring that he/she gets proper education.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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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