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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:

Education To Girl Childs

It was on a friday morning in Turkana District where i was to spend my holidays.Suddenly i screamed and shouting from the neighbourhood. Suddenly a girl approximately 17 years old women came running to my father who is the chief.The girl said that his father and relatives want to beat and kill him because she was found near a school trying to seek for education.The girl said that she wanted to be a teacher but her father wants her to get married off to an old man in the neighbourhood.I felt so pitty and painful for the girl who wanted a future well.And thats why most of the girl in our village.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Pearl Project

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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Maliuli, Turkana, Kenya
 
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