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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:

Helping Orphans

Kijo is my name.I lost my parent many years ago and all my life has been navigating around the street. The street life is just hard,i can say.Things like getting food,clothes and several other basics is no mean fete.I could ply around by getting some few foods in the dustbin.My luck however turned up when a certain childrenn's home named 'UMOJA' took me in with several others. Surely my life has been touched within the period i have been in this home to date .They've provided me with basic and have also taken me to school.Iam more than happy and urge other organization that are and those that would be to do the same for the battlement of the society.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Umoja children's home

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Lurambi, Kakamega, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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