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

Old Is Gold

Old people are considered as burden to many people in maralal samburu district hopeless old people who don't have people to take care of them , usually gather to certain hall in maralal town to have either breakfast, mid morning lunch and supper they are given a well balanced food and also improved in physical exercises. This makes them to be happy and strong and also makes them live long, this activity has given a great challenge to those who try to treat poor people badly,and they have changed their attitude on old people.This activity is sunned by the town counsillor and this also is a big challinge to other able leaders. old people are part of our family and our responsibility is to love and care for them, in that we will be blessed by our God who created us all


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Samburu, Samburu, Kenya
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