Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Snake And The Villagers

It was on Wednesday, in the morning when I had people crying for help outside our house. When I went put I was nearly fainting when I saw a very big snake coiling around a nearby tree. It was lying high on the three . After asking what had happened, a small boy told me that the snake wanted to eat one of the goats. I tried to for a good method were we will kill this animal bu we did not get. The next morning the snake ate two goats from that place. All the people got annoyed with it and wanted to kill it. It reached a time when the snake ate two goats and it was full, It could not walk any longer. People gathered with pangas and Jembes ready to kill the animal. When I realized what they wanted to do, I called the KWS services and asked them to come and take the snake away. After few hours, they arrived and took it away. After two days, they awarded me a total of 50,000 for caring of the snake.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kws

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  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Khayega, Kakamega, Kenya
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