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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 Was Revived To A Needy Child In Deed.

I am a boy who has had mixed fortunes all a long in my life.While I was very young my mother died.I remained with a not a caring father, but a drunkard with a zest for it.He spends his money into drinking himself silly.It was hard for my siblings and I to reap anything in the corridors of education. I disappeared from to the streets in 2007 .Before 7 months were over,God opened a door when a pastor,in charge of Hope in Zion Children Center took me to this centre.I have had a lovely time there ever since,receiving basic needs and has turned into a real complete home for me.I am currently in school doing my best,filled with a lot of hope. Kennedy Odongo.

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  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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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