Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Empowering The Youth

Youth initiative Kenya is an organization situated at the slums of Kariobangi. Its main aim is to nature every youth group in the best way possible. by mentoring and also exposing it to the necessary opportunities out here until they can be able to fully sustain themselves. It has a maximum number of of 63 community based organizations which do various activities in the community . The groups are arranged in different levels 1,2 and 3 then when thy can fully sustain themselves they ca become partners with like and help mentoring upcoming groups to be like them . YIKE provides marketing for the groups with enterprenuaral skills hence they are able to sell theur products to most people. It also organises events eg business regulation days invite key prosperous speakers who can give topics to the group. In the endit has been able to reach out to the community against most things through the small youth groups that partner with them


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

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  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUINITY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Huruma, Huruma, Kenya
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