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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:

Helping The Needy

Samuel Etoo a three time African player of the year is a legend on the field of football, he is renowned world wide and has featured for many European club including Barcelona and Real Madrid.Despite all this accolades he has not forgotten his roots back in Africa and with this in mind he started the Samuel Etoo foundation which is aimed at providing necessary funds to pay to poor children's education .John is one of it's beneficiary for despite losing his parents soon after his birth, he still goes to school, thanks to this foundation which also provides basic needs.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: SAMUEL ETOO'S FOUNDATION

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Yaunde, Yaunde, Cameroon
Map of HELPING THE NEEDY
 
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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