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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:

Poverty

I staying in Kibera it is not bad but I have been asking myself alot of questions do those people that stay in Kibera are the one to suffer poverty? but my question was only answered by one mother who comes from Japan she was in Kibera there is poverty that only need one to be educated to avoid these poverty but the only promblem is that how can one be educated without school fees no one to care for you no food to eat the neighbors are even given up because of others. But I have hope for Kibera people rember that is only one person that can make us overcome this all but if only we trust and have hardwork thanks to Japan mother who was supportive to see alive and give me hope in everthing that I do.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Magoso Centre

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Neighbourhood, Nairobi, 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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