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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:

Saving My Life

My name is Pete.I am an oprhan and i reside from a childrens home.Some year ago, i was on the streets mainly because i had none to take care of me.Life was like hell,,down there.Getting things like food,clothes and basics together with love like other children was no mean fete.However,it came to my rescue when a certain organisation visited the streets and took some of us taking us to childrens homes.Am now in a childrens home and am reaping the goodness of my luck.I have been able to go school,food has been available and love and care has been forthcoming.Am really for the accorded to me

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Childrens Home

Events like these happen:

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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 respect
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, 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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