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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 Rapper

Not eveyone loves what there friends do for a living. Eddy is a a rapper who is passionately into music and started this long ago with an hope that one day he would be star. But his potential had been seen by many who most of the times turned him down and never wanted him to prosper with his music. As is said by many your close friend is your biggest enemy, very close friends to Eddy were nothing, zero with nothing or gone. They planned to stab him to death or burn his his art so that he he would get no success to them. But for the good of Eddy one of his friends who really loved what he does and he is also a dancer overheard what they were planning and allerted him. Eddy was really surprised and became caution of his friends. Thanks to Jabe storm dancer who saved him.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Jabe Dancers

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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