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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:

Child's Rights

In mzesa academy, most of the parents has ignored the rights of the children whereby you find a child coming to school when she/he has not taken anything in the morning, also there will no lunch until supper, and the parents expects a child to learn and pass examinations. This has really dropped the morales of the childrens being in school. It is very difficult even for the teachers to teach when you have not taken anything. So the child has been denied their rights.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: mzesa academy

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Soweto-kayole, Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Child's Rights
 
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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