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

Jobs For The Youths

In Kenya robbery comes about when there are as jobs for youths who when idle engage in illegal activities .The idle youths robbed the villagers of their properties and run away.Some robbers even ended up killing their own parents so as to earn a living. When the villagers were tired of complaining to the chief was dissapointed and talked with ;their m.p to provide the idle boys and youths with jobs to make them busy and earn them an income. After two months , the youths were provided with jobs by a governmental organisation known as 'kazi kwa vijana' .The president was the sponsor of these jobs.The youths were happy to earn some salary which can help them provide the wants of their families and satisfy their own wants .Since that day robbery has ended completely in some parts of the country


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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that will never work
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Matunda, Kitale, Kenya
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