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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:

I Got The Right Good Samaritan

I am Fesa Bushasha from Tumaini Miles of smiles children's home in Kakamega north district.This home provided room for my upkeep in the year 2006 after finding me very needy. The social worker of the home was moved to tears on noticing me daily loitering eimlessly on the road in torn clothes.I was turning into a street boy due to poverty.After i was brought into the home,i was amazed at the amount of love and care i received.Now i am in school in class five learning.We are always counselled and encouraged daily by Gods people and other experts.My life has changed greatly.I am also very bright and always position 6,5 or 4 in class,i believe i will fulfill my desire to become an engineer.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakoyi, Kakamega North, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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nobody
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