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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:

Early Marriage

Early marriage is a stage problem that face young girls hare in Kibera. Many of the girls they get married on an early stage because they cant afford their family financial needy some drop out of school because of early marriage. Many of the mothers that you see here in Kibera they are forced to leave out of school because of early pregnancy. There was once a girl who was forced by her mother to go and get married to a rich man. But the girl refused because she couldn't continue with school.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Child Development

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Lindi, Nairobi, 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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