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

Empowering The Youth

Mr. Kipchoge Keino a former athletic champion an olympic and commonwealth and international athletic games has changed the lives of youth in Rift Valley Uashi Gishu County. He developed a Kichoge Keino stadium in Eldoret to train youth both school leavers, working class even those who din't go to school.Many youth have succeded by competing in international games and earning a lot of money, many have become multibillionaires. They have also contributed to the economy of the country in general by putting big business buildings like Hotels,Petrol & Gas stations etc. Kipchoge has changed the lives of many youth in the country.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: MR.KIPCHOGE KEINO

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Eldoret Town, Uisin Gishu County, Kenya
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