Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Stop Child Abuse

Joel was mistreated by his aunt Sarah. He used to work for long hours under difficult conditions and usually without rest. He did not get enough food. He didn't have time for sports and play which is important to the child's growth. He was often absent from school and drop out school. He decided to run away and lived on streets. Thanks the principle of Hidden Talent centre who saw him and it was raining. He took him and the next day he went and report. They came and found out that he was overworked, mistreated which was allowed to take abuse. Hidden talent was allowed to take him to the centre and now he is learning well given food, shelter as well as parental love.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Hidden talent

Story Attributes/Tags

  • 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 saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Dagoretti, Nairobi, Kenya
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