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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:

Education Is The Key

Me as a widow i lost my husband long time ago.He left me with children that were still young and in school.All my children really wanted to persue their education but i had no money to pay for their school fees.It forced my children from school after the finish class 8.I thank God because my last born who is now in form 3 has really been determined to finish form 4 and if possible to university.This is with help of western water and sanitation forum that is paying for his school fees.I would request through you to this organisation that is supportive to the needy,you assist them so that they can continue to help us too.my son is now in form 3 and realy working hard to finish.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wewasafo

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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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