Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Give Hope To The Needy

Kepha was born disabled in the legs.His mother used to carry him on the back to take him to school.It was a mission school.The catholic sisters teachers were of great help to kepha who was very bright.A european came to the school for a visit and noticed kephas talent .He sponsored him to go to Stockholm Sweden where he trained in mechanical engineering.Kepha came back and the little money he made abroad opened a workshop to make and design motorbikes and motor vehicles for the disabled.He also combined it with physically and mentally disabled children centre at kahawa west Nairobi(starlight) where he admits these children.He sales the motorbikes and vehicles to run the institutions.Kepha has proved being disabled is not a curse or inability.He has given these mentally and physically children hope


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kepha Anyanzwa

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  • 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

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kahawa West, Nairobi, Kenya
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