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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:

Disability Is Not Inability

Once upon there leaved a boy called Beta Makanga. The boy was born with some challenges on his one leg that has some conigental deformity. He went a school of special need children in Kakamega town he lost his mother somewhere in the year 2002 early. he managed to score 358 marks in his KCPE 2010. He was called at Mbale high school but his father who just a jua kali man. Had nothing about this boys education. I approached the father and I went to see the principal Mbale high school to allow the boy even with little school fees. I took the Father to the Kakamega Central (DEO) District Education Officer to write us a supporting letter to allow this boy at school. He did so and we took him with accompanied by his father called Makanga. The boy is doing well and his was among the first top 10 at his stream. May God be with this challenged hero boy.

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  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: N/a, Kakamega, Mungulu Village
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
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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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