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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:

Put Smile On Someones Face

During post election violence we realise that we have some of of our friends familys in camps.So organisation decided that the money the we are going from the ornaments that we will sell lets buy food even if its little it will somehow help. when the money come the next week we bought food worth sixty five thousands Kenya shillings and off we visit an id.p camp n what we saw nearby mades us cry but after talking to them we collect ourselves and we share what we had with us and after giving them the little that we had come with we atleast saw smile on there face but knew that it wont be for long. We got together and have a prayer then we parted our faces were very sorrifull.for those people and hopeful that wont happen again

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: GIRLS SOCCER ACADEMY

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to Myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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