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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:

Lending A Helping Hand To The Orphans

December holidays is always printed in peoples mind as a festive season that must always be accompanied with a lot of receiving and giving of gifts to their loved ones. To a certain organization based in Kakamega town, this to them was a perfect opportunity to visit and give hope to the needy within the region. Being in a childrens home and orphanage with nothing to offer many children were on this particular christmas season happy and wished the day never ended.This was as a result of being the lucky recipients of massive donations and gifts from this particular organization's visit.They received gifts from food,cloths as well as many playing tools for the children.Furthermore, they spent the entire day with the children giving them care and love and inturn managing to raise their hopes and giving them a sense of belonging to a wide and loving society. Thanks to the organization's kind deed,the orphans on this particular day were able to understand the true meaning of christmas and having a loved one.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wewasafo

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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega Central, Kenya
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This story describes a...
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solution
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The story is about...
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opportunity
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
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the wrong
people
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people
What type of change is your story about?
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