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

Keeping The Indolent People Busy.

many young people sometime get involves in activities which ruin their lives.this actually happened when those who are going to school have their holidays,when school are closed so that children can refresh their minds.some actually start abusing drugs which ends up changing their lives negatively.A person by the name peter ouma came to assist such youths especially those who lived in an area called homa bay. he organised a foot ball tournament,where they could play football in order to keep them busy.he also talked about the effort of abusing drug to the youth.some who have engaged in such bad act changed and stopped abusing drugs.though playing football,they discovered their talents in playing football


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kochia, Home Bay, Kenya
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