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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:

Discover Youth Talents

Through bible study group at Corner stone community church. Young Youth are going round in Nairobi slums mobilizing youth to engage in bible study where most youth have benefited in it. Poor needy Youth have been recruited through church, through choir. The church is training youth how to play different instruments. Many youth have been encouraged to become expert in music which is a good talent that can make them go far. Others have been trained in different games whereby church is sponsoring them whenever there's competitions and given small pocket money. This is to empower youth and eliminate poverty in the community.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Cornerstone Community church

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Dagoreti, Kibera, Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya
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