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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:

"chokora"

Near our neighbourhood we used to have so many street children. But those who were at our place were wose than you can imagine. We used to call them "chokora" that has always been their name. According to me I was so fearful and Iwas so afraid of them reason... One day I was sent by my elder sisters to the shop. Towards me was a chokora who was so unclean with dirty cloths not forgetting taking bang I felt afraid and so I started to run. He was so furious and even started complaining I had high heels by then so running was so difficult for me. He had a friend who was subure and he started chasing after me. Why was I running in the fast place. Just as he was about to cought me. the chokora shouted to him not too. That instead he should just leave me alone How relievd I felt. What if they could have caught me what could they have done to me. I was so lucky. Because he didn't want me to be hurt in any way. I regretted why I did it but I swored not to do such a thing again because it was so rude and of we to do so.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to STREET BOY (chokora)

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Highrise, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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