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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:

Empowering The Existing Generation

The G.L.Y (getto light youths) is an organisation which so far has helped the community in most cases youths. It has helped empowering youths e.g exposing youths talents like singing, dancing acting in sports like football,volleyball e.t.c. It has helped youths to record songs by supporting them financially in studies actors recording their dramma and organising shows for us to perform and get paid. In general it has opened up place for all both children youths and even elderly people to weave and make different patterns from bends in that case is being paid in daily basis.

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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 family and friends
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera-olympic, 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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