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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:

Hard Beginning Marks A Good Ending

Things do not work well to Mwasave who in his life wanted to become a doctor due to the death of his parents at the 15 yrs and in form two.He was forced to drop out of school due to lack of school fee. While at home he did not forget his books.A go9od Samaritan notice his interest and was determined to help him, he was taken back to school and having got another opportunity to be in school he wanted to prove to people that he could achieve his dreams. Because of hard work he became what he always dreamt of.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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

  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Oruba, Migori, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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