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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:

The Heart Of Gold

My mother ha a heart of gold.there is no one like her.she has made me proud of myself today;from nothing that i was when i was young. My father died in 1990,quite a number of years when i started my baby class.This was due to an outbreak of cholera in the area a thing that i totally dont want to hear about this time. I have there fore been under the care of the mother, who breatsfed me, took me to nursery school, primary and secondary school.However much there was a problem of school fees,my mother tried as much as possible and i went through my secondary school life and i passed with an A- grade in KCSE. I am waiting to join campass and to do medicine.Glory be to God and my mother who else is like her?

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Family

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sondu, Kisumu, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
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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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