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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 Kind Kinani Organization

I am Minyande Kevin, a boy of 15 yrs. In 2009 i was in class eight at Havuyiya primary school where i did my exams at the end of the year. I was called at Chavakali high school where i was unable to come because of fees. There existed an organization at Igugnga called Kihani of teachers.I sent a letter to the organization asking them to assist me possess money that would enable me to come to Chavakali high school. 2 weeks after i had written a letter i received another letter saying that they were in a position to assist me. They asked a date in which i was to come to school.I told them the day and they went and deposited my school fees at the bank for the whole year of 2010th form one.Even now the organization is still paying school fees for me.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Chavakali, Igunga, Kenya
 
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