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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:

Fighting Drug Abuse

Mudulusia Youth Group has really been on the fare front this year to sensitise Youths in the community on the negative effects of drug abuse. The group has printed banners of say no to drugs and hold several meetings in the area of Mundika concerning drugs. This came after cases of drug abuse in Mundika and Mundulusia increased in the previous year and so the group stood up to challenge problem. As of July this year, their campaigns have been very successful with over thirty youths quitting drug abuse and many others are being saved.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mundulusia Youth Group

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mundulusia, Busia, Kenya
Map of FIGHTING DRUG ABUSE
 
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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