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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:

Hope Can Be Cultivated For Young Minds Quite Early

I am Salome Naliaka, the aunt and guardian to Simon Mapesa of Highway ECDE centre. Simon joined Highway ECDE in 2009 and has really impressed me in how he has developed and benefited rapidly from a program that has been worked out to help our community for purposes of change .For a teacher who is fully experienced to have decided to deviate his time on helping children in the community to acquire education it must have been for a calling and sacrifice. Simon is now a small professor in our house .He has learned how to read and write and now boasts a lot at his age .He is a son to my late elder brother who passed on in 2007, while Simon was quite an infant.

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakunga, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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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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