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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:

An Angel Appears In The Deepest Darkness

A woman had four children one girl and three boys.The three boys had mental problems .therefore the mother was not able to go to work inorder to take care of them.Their sister also dropped out of school so that she can help the mother in taking care of the boys. It was so unfortunate that they had rented a house and the landlady was planning to send them away saying that she had no other option. A man volunteered to help the family with money which helped the family come out of the nightmare they had gone through.The mother was so happy because her husband had died and she had no one to turn to,not even her relatives.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Gitaru, Kiambu District, 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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