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

Tree Planting Alternative To Unemployment

Proper use of local available resources leads to proper use of peoples knowledge.Several institutions here come into place to merge their interest in empowering the youth to be independent people of the society.Idleness is the major cause of the youth evils in our societies.TUJITEGEMEE TREE PLANTING is an organisation where youths of interest in planting trees are helped get more jobs and sustain a living with it as a proper gain of wealth .The organisation advertise the need of the youth to other posts like places a day where a single tree is planted for twenty shillings .This assures the youth that they cannot stay without a job.The added advantage on the profit is that TUJITEGEMEE TREE PLANTING also plants trees that sells according to their heights .The small trees of all varieties except for fruits cost forty to sixty and also flowers of twenty five shillings per stick.The choice is on your earnings to buy the best choice employ the same people to plant the trees for you!


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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sitatungi, Kisumu, Kenya
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