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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:

Orphaned Too Soon

I was born to parents that did not last long after i came to this world.I had to live under the care of my grandmother.Early in my life before my mothers death she burned my handa completly clode to disfiguring my hands.I laiter tried to go to school which was too hard up to class 4.My grand mothers health was also very poor.In 2008 Township self help Group stepped into providing an alternative.They do do as i still live with my grand mother.They provide me with some of my basic needs through needs like food,soap,clothing etc. I am i a very desparate situation,so needy that if i was blessed to get a caring sponsor to extend kindness to me then i can be very happy

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: 16-21 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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