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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:

A Good Samaritan

I am a young girl who was forced into early marriage by my parents who were very poor and found that one to be a solution to my life. I was so much frustrated and found it to be hard for me because I was in school form three and was not ready for that. I thank God I met a good Samaritan who was my neighbor who rescued me. He wanted to know what happened and explained later he introduced me to the director of CABDA who have taken me to school and I am now in form four but doing well with hope to succedd and pass my K.C.S.E

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Cabda

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sichirayi Village, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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