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

Cdf(community Development Fund) Helps

Our community being a small and well known for education it was also known for having poor people.As a matter of fact people were not able to complete their school fees hence leading to school dropout.This continued for sometime and the cdf (community development fund) had to step in and assist in providing fees. The dropouts were able to go back to school.As per me i was unable to pay my K.C.P.E fee and my parents had earlier told me that i was not able to go to secondary school.But surprisingly, the cdf paid for my kcpe fee one week earlier an that gave me a motive to do well.When K.C.P.E results were out i had passed with flying colours and i was given a chance to chavakali high school.Were it not for C.D.F i would not be where i am.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mumias, Kakamega, Kenya
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