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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 Two Sisters

One day Nekesa carried home for his April holidays just before sunset.She had looked forward to being at home.Although the was fourteen years old and in high school,Nekesa always played with his three years old baby sister,Naomi she had been an only child for a long time until she was born.When Nekesa was delivered by Cesarean section,Nekesa was in standard seven.she took care for his mother and baby sister for days single-handedly. Their house help had gone to her rural home for her uncle's burial and had over stayed.Nekesa's father was at time working in Nairobi, town for away from home. Nekesa would change Naomi's nappies and wash the soiled ones everyday.She would change also prepare delicious meals.His mother had sufficiently trained him.Nekesa would nontheless spare some time for study.Now she was at form one in Moi girls.His lord work and good character had really paid dividends and had seed her God blessings.

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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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Neighborhood, 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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