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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:

Making Life Easier

Mzesa Daycare Centre is a community based organization that runs a school in the Soweto slum who could otherwise not afford any formal education.Most of the pupils ha single parents are living with their guardians.Paying school fees a minimal fee-400/= a month is a problem to them.This forces the Headmaster and some well wishers (teachers) to dig in their pockets most of the times to offer lunch to them.Some like the class eight that are yet to sit for their KCPE exams could not afford to pay for them.The teachers are like doing a voluntary work because the little they are paid for their service is not enough and most of the time they have to wait for long for their salaries. their only hope is that one day they would get support from Corporate organisations.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: MZESA DAYCARE CENTRE

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Community

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
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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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