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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:

Hard Work Payes

My father and i we were waking along the road. As we ware waking we find a man sitting on one big stone very early in the morning. then we pass near her and that man call us. As i look her face was very happy welcomeing. Then the man give us a brief story for were was comming from. sayed " Hurry hurry has no blessing i was on my way going un town plsce and i am camming from far villge. I had walked for long way walking with bear legs. Now am sitting here for a breath for i started this journey very early in morning when weaver bird and sunbirds were singing their sweet melodies songs to welcome a newly day. But now am very happy because i had pass through risk zones and am a life "how my God loves me" Am a father of a family and am away looking for food and other need for my family "that man cried for help to my father. Also he give as anathe story. Was that my fast day to hear that story. then my father said that will give that man a job to work. After that man had that he run here and there just like a hare bearing an argent message going to unknown destination

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: my father organized the man to a suntan job to work

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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
  • Age of storyteller: Over 60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mutituni Village, 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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