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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:

Lucky Him

Francis Odongo, now living in America, went under a lot of hardship before he was rescued by St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Odongo finished his secondary education in 2008 in St aloysius High School where he scored a mean grade of B+. Before getting the opportunity, Odongo used to be a shoe mender in industrial area. He went under a lot if troubles that he can not reveal to anyone. One day he had about St Aloysius where he applied to be taken in form one at the age that no one can imagine and st. Aloysius shape his life and now he has become a responsible person.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Kibera, Nairobi, 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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