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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:

Persue My Education

I am a young boy of 16 years who has just finished school.My mother is single and used to work with an NGO which the contract came to an end.I used to rally sympathyse with my mother because she would not even be able to buy food in the house because financially she was down.I was the only child without a father. Sometimes I would be sent away from school because fees .I thank God for an organization known as WEWASAFO that came in to help me and my mother. You believe it or not through my work hand I have done my fourth form and waiting to join K.U in Nairobi for Joined admission Board.I got a B+ and now the government will support me to support my education.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wewasafo

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Amalemba 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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