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

An Idle Mind Is The Devil's Workshop

In our community and other communities Youths who lack what to do involve in bad things.Most of them come up to be Robbers and thieves,hijackers,murderers etc. This leads to bad members of the society since they motivate other to involve themselves in what they do. Actually the saying An idle mind is the devils workshop was correct.But the youth development fund was started and the youths benefited by it e.g they were sponsered to universities,secondary and primary schools.Companies of the youth development funds were brought up and the youths who were sposered after universtiy or secondary were employed and they earned a iving.The youth earning a living,made them not to engage in false activity of gaining money to sustain themselves.The youth development fund program developed allover the country since it is was good idea and was successful.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Youth Development Fund Organisation

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kericho, Nairobi, Kenya
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