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


May people perish due to lack of knowledge.Thsi is a famous quote in our society but few youths in my community there something different. Through a young land known as Hiraj Myal started a mentoring program in Kibera.Her work was to be initiated a session.To her surprise things took on very fast.Today many youth have enrolled to for the session. Some of them have took up some roles in the society.She is currently helping to erol for soem course through her networking sesion.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Karanja, Nairobi, Kenya
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