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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:

No To Drugs.

At a certain time in a village at the coastal region,Youth and some children started engaging in drug abusing.The problem started lightly but after two months it started worsening,many student drop out of schools. Many of the youths started some unreasonable behaviour.Some could go to steal other peoples property so as to sell and get money to buy the drug.This made the villagers to suffer from insecurity in the area. The government started to crack down the drug dealers.This was not an easy task but the government tried it's level best till they were cought.The affected ones were taken to rehabilitation centres.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Taita, Kilifi, 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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