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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:

Where There Is A Will There Is A Way

IDA was one of thee brightest girls in class six at MWIYALA primary school.She really knew that even if she passed her exams with flying colours,she would not be able to join Secondary school since her parents were poor and were not able to raise her school fees.She was encouraged by her teachers to keep on struggling and not to see the situation she was in since the teachers understood well about her backgrounds.When she sat for the K.C.P.E Exams she passed with flying colours.No one could imagine that she was going to school.MR.Humphrey Buradi offered to pay he school fees.Ida was very happy that her dream of becoming an engineer would become a reality.She is now in form one at Sheywe Secondary school

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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 respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala, 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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