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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 Friend I Met.

My story talks about my friend who has made me to be better than when I met him. His name is pastor Opanga of afcea church in kakamega town. I had just come from central province where I had worked with children Ministry for a long time. I shared with him my testimony and he got so interested with me so he invited me in their church, shared the importance of children and that was the starting point of my break through. He introduced me to other pastors who are his friends. I have gone in their churches, I have been able to train sunday school teachers in those churches and we are good friends now. They invitem me to teach even their sunday school children who have been able to introduce me to their parents Pastors now trust me with their children and now do alot together which has promoted children ministries in many churches.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Shikhambi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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