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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:

Orphan Support Initiative

After the death of my mother due to HIV/AIDs was a single parent to both me and my and my young brother in 3rd April 2009, we were left all above to take care of our selves.We could trace only any reliable relative around but lucky enough we got help .An NGO that is now proceeding with my educationin form two mwiyala secondary schooool.All my needs are being taken care of and my kid brother is also at school in class five. Thanx to all they are doing to support us i have no doubt that my future will bright .My little brother is also thankful to the help the organisation is offering to the both of us.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wewasafo

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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The story is about...
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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