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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:

Awareness And Talents Nurturing

Non government organisation have really played a role in the change of health status of the people of kibera estate. Due to health increased insecurity and levels of HIV/AIDS infections organization such as AMREF bugun compains to create awareness on the youth about risks of HIV infections and the dare consequences arising from from this deadly infections. They also informed youth on the importance of living in harmony as this strives the nation forward. Youth were in enganged in sporting activities that could keep their minds busy and therefore have no time to engage in undesired activities like drugs cartels, robbery and early marriages few individuals who had talents in various sports were nuctuned and taken to talent academy like NYS and others . They now play for national teams. The levels of insecurity have decreased sharply since more youth have found out their fields of specialisation and through support from AMREF, They are able to invest and support themselves livelihood but less of them themselves are still idle.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: AMREF

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of AWARENESS AND TALENTS NURTURING
 
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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