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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:

Gender Equality

Private salam community utilitycentreis changing mainly in kibera slums especially women. Types of women being helped by the community salama is vulnerable girls, orphans, widows, divorced. The organisation fights to accomplish non-traditional aproaches to girls educationin the community. Women are being trained in leadership through seminars. They are taught and encouraged women equal opportunities and in all aspects of making decisions and leadership in women should be their priorities in achieving gender equalityin the community as well as country wide. Thus empowering women in leadership community.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: PRIVATE SALAMA COMMUNITY

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of GENDER EQUALITY
 
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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