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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 Works Out By Inspiration

I am Thomas Amekola of hope in zion c.center i huked up with center as a result of being a total orphan who met for the pastor who had a heart that cared.would either still be notting without hope or maybe i could just have died.I was an infant when my parents died and so when i found myself with my grandparents in 2006 i had to fit in very uncomfortable conditons that did not even last.they died too in 2007 only to expose me to an even worse situation.Hope in zion came to my rescue in 2010 and changed my life completely.They have provided me with everything that makes hope possible.They have taken me to school where i was cultivate hope for a prosperous future

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, 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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