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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:

Creating Job Opportunities

Women in nakuru Town -Langas have formed a group called Paper-Vendors Enterprises The group plan to go door to door buying old newspapers and magazines. The paln to source funds to put up a factory for recycling and making tiolet papers from the magazines and old news papers. This is going to create job opportunities to many youths who are idling with nothing to do in Langas area Nakuru. We pray that the project succeeds

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: PAPER VENDOR ENTERPRISES

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to respect
  • I heard what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Langas, Nakuru, Kenya
Map of CREATING JOB OPPORTUNITIES
 
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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