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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:

Helping To Pay Fees

I am Pius Ombima. I am a student at Kenyatta university. I happened to get a B in the K.C.S.E examinations some years back and due to lack of enough funds my hopes for joining a university were quashed. I however did not lose hope but rather took a bold step and went to look for help in a certain organisation named ACCESS which I heard that supports those who are willing to join university but lack some money for fees. They had heard my story and from then they have been paying my school fees and have thus brought hope of having a bright future in me again.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Access

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Lurambi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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