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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:

From Rags To Riches.

In our village there lived an orphan boy who lived with his grand parents.The boys guardians were so poor.The boy was much hardworking and respectful.When the boy was lacked money for paying school fees,he started droping out of school.He could come once or twice to school in a week.He could only get a neighbour who could pay for him a few fees.One day the member of parliament of the constituency got the report and tried to help him continue with his class eight studies.After his national exam,he passed highly and got an A grade.He joined a national school in nairobi and he is aiming at getting a good job and help the other people in need the way he was.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Esinaka, Luanda, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
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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