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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:

Male Circumcision

Most people in kenya did not know the importance of circumcision as this has the main cause of spreading most genital, viral infection to most people. most people only knew that using condom was the only solution to prevent spread of diseases like HIV/AIDs among both partners. The solution was found by an organization which is outside the country that came to rescue the people from being infected by the disease as they campaigned against male circumcision which was free and fair as it has also fast as people were being circumcised at the hospital. this encouraged people to go for a free male circumcision as this has prevented a number of people from getting infected by the viral diseases which are the (STIS) thanks to the organization that brought that great brilliant solution to petro people.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

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often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Male Circumcision
 
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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