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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 Development-i Found Hope At A Time Of Darkness

My name is Shadrack aged 17. I have been able to complete my Secondary education through hardles that were unsustainable. From my background which is poor it could not have been possible since I rely on a single mother with my 5 siblings after my father died 3 years ago. Our status was very poor. KEEF, an organisation supporting bright students in Kenya, Kakamega came in handy. They have been able to support me through Secondary. i qualified to go to University although their funding is now over. It is my prayer that as I await going to university, I will also get a sponsor to generously support me. i have a high dream of going to the level of Masters degree.

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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 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Amalemba, 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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