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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:

Helping Paying My Sschool Fees

i copmleted my primary school last year and happened to pass very highly. i got admitterd to a nationational school but at same point i got frustreted since i realised that i could not join bein a position to pay my high school fees. my parents were poor and thus could not be in a position to pay for the same. We started looking for a sponsor from place but it was difficult location one. lucky enough a certain wealthy man in my home region knownas Ambrose heard my story and decided to pay the school fees. i was able to go to school and he has been supporting me all along. i am very happy and i am working hard to become a doctor in future.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Lurambi, 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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