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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:

Life Skills

Youth today face many challenges they live in a society where indiscipline, drug abuse, violence and irresponsible sex have become wide spread.The youth therefore need to learn positive behaviour and acquire life skills that will enable them to cope with these negative but strong strong influence.This life skills will enable them to to exercise self control,asssert themselves and make wise decisions.They will also learn how to solve problems and communicate with other people well and effectively .Joan a standard eight pupil, she was a bright girl.she was befriended by another boy and she became pregnant which made her to drop out of school.Her mother deceided to give her some medicine so that she could terminate the living thing in her stomach.She refused to take the medicine reported the matter to the child's Department.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Lindi, 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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