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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:

Ever Child Has A Right To Live

My name are Shasia wa Vincent. Tomas Omwanda was a child with disability. I was told that he was burn with some challenges physically by his to parents Aroma and Mrs. Aroma were his parents. They used to hide this three year old boy behind their banana plantation every morning. So one day may father the great Joseph Sakwa took our cattle for grazing one Sunday evening. On his way before he could pass Mr/Mrs. Aroma's home behind the banana plantation he heard some cry like a baby who needs some he;d it heard some cry like a baby who needs some help it had just started raining in the village of Shikangania in Sichiria sub-location. He went there to find out who was the noise maker inside the bananas plantation only to find a baby boy rubbed in some clothes. Police came with some 2 people one a doctor and the so called District children office in their police land-rover 109 make which. Stop at our main gate. They called my father I answered them with a low voice and rashed in fathers bedroom- calling daddy police police kamata police. My dady came out and answered the questions to where he found the baby boy and the parents were arrested by police.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Stage Mandazi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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