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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:

My Future Life

One day when I was at home I had anything to do there. My parent had no money to take me to the secondary school. My parent had told me to wait the month finished to take me to go to work in house. One neighbor told me there is a school located in Machakos town. I did not know the school is course. When my parent come evening I told him there is a neighbor who told me that there is a course in Machakos called Jitengee that teaches pupil about there all abilities of there future. The following day my parent come the Machakos he asked where is that course. My parents he met with one student who was coming in town. He show is located and come parent he then take me in that school from that time I have a skill in my mind that I started used it in my future. Jitengee has helped me in my future. I remember jitengee for helping me in life.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Jitengee

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mwatu Wa Ngoma, Machakos, Kenya
Map of My FUTURE LIFE
 
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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