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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:

Opportunity

The girl by the name Njoki was one among a family of three girls got to finish her K.C.P.E.Due to lack of resources by her family in Nyahururu,she moved to Limuru in search of a job.Later she was employed as a house help and was well paid. She worked hard and hoped that one day she could go back to school.Due to her hard work, one day her employee who owned a school asked her whether she would love to go back to school. This was like a dream to her, one year down the line and here was the opportunity she longed for.she accepted and prepared herself to go back to school.Her employer catered for all her needs,paid her wages gave food, shelter and clothing.Also extended the kind gesture to her family and now the two families are good associates. It is good to touch a persons heart.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Ngecha, Limuru, 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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