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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:

Helping A Boy With No School Fees.

A student named Peter Osoro passed very highly from our village in his K.C.P.E exams and got admitted to a national school. It was really a beautiful moment for him, his scores. And Moreso, Managing t grab a place in a national school was really a sucess since no one in the entire village had ever gone to a national school. However, amid all happiness their lingered a huge problem. His family was poor and could not afford to take him to high school due to an indistrous and hardworking boy. But sooner lady luck struck and a sponsor came in a volunteer villager who decided to help with fees from one to four. The boy in the end had a chance to go to school.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Marava, Kakamega, Kenya
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  Helping a boy with no school fees.
 
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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