Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Helping The Forgotten Bright Students To Discover Their Future.

Many children who come from poor families could not get a chance to join Secondary School, after they completed their primary education. In Kibera there came a person who had a heart to help such kind of children.Father Jerry Chalton,started to pay school fees and the needy children who could not afford school to enable with continue with their education, mostly in Kibera slum. I was one of the luckiest student who got that golden chance. Father Jerry started an orphans secondary school by the name of St Aloysius Gonzaga a secondary school there students are able to get better education to help them in their future life. Almost over 1500 needy student has gotten a chance of getting free quality education. They also go back to serve the community.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to FATHER CHALTON JERRY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Lang'ata Otiende, Nairobi, Kenya
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