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

Giving A Home To The Homeless

In the slums of Mathare at Bondeni village where you walk and abandoned children crying and walking helplessly. Its for this reason that the good Samaritan home came about. Its a home raising more than 300 kids, some who were street kids and others abandoned orphans and vulnerable kids. The home provides food, shelter, clothing and other necessities for them. It Also caters for the kids education needs. The school are all way from university level to the youngest being seven months now. The kids at high school are usually taken to boarding schools and these at the university and colleges as well, this is because the home is very much congested and doesn't provide a conclusive environment for all of them especially those at higher levels. This home is full of young children, so beautiful, some with great dreams until one is left to wonder, what is left of this world if everyone keeps on giving birth and abandon their kids. But thank God for good Samaritan because it has been able to rescue this kids.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mathare Bondeni, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
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