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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:

The Unwanted Pregnancy

Premarital sex is affecting many youths in our community.This has led to early pregnancy which is unwanted.This makes the involved to drop out of school because of pregnancy being an issue to the society/community. I am one of the victims of early pregnancy,where my partner did not want to know what had happened to me.I was forced o carry my burden alone.\my parents chased me out from their house because of the shame i had brought to them. I was able to be helped by one lady who was caring tome.She took care of me and gave me all that i needed to keep me going. Now i went back at school after birth as the lady help me care of my born baby.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Shibuye, Kakamega, 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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