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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:

God Is There

Mzesa Day Care Centre is a community based school that was started to offer formal education to the children within the slums who face challenges in education. The school has teachers who almost work on voluntary basis since many of the children barely can afford school fees to maintain their teachers. Most of the pupils have a poverty background, who struggle to afford the basic needs. One thing that has united Mzesa Day Care Centre fratanity despite these challenges is that God is there. They keep on praying and believing that one day, God will answer them by giving them a corporate or personal donor to aid the school and these pupils.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: MZESA DAY CARE CENTRE

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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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...
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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