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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:

Unemployment Fever

Unemployment is a major problem in the country and most of the tyme graduates are left tarmacing in search of employment. Brian after having finished his University education, he searched fro employment for nearly 11/2 years something which he regrets having had done because it was to no avail. Using his knowledge in mathematics and sciences ahe opened up a tuition center where he teaches secondary students during the holidays getting enough money to cater for his needs. He now eyes to start his own school and has vowed not to depend on being employed instead venture into enterpreneurship.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Awelo, Siaya, Kenya
Map of UNEMPLOYMENT FEVER
 
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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