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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:

A Rescue Mission

Achieng was a total orphan in my village and she underwent many challenges in her life. Achieng tried hard level best in the field of academics where she went to school and worked hard to ensure academic excellence for a bright future, she sat for the final exams the kenya certificate of primary education annd passed very well only to lack school fees for secondary education, she was called to join a provincial school but she couldnt due to lack of fees, ti reached a time she was almost losing the chance and an organisation came to her rescue and took her to school to realise her dreams.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Equity Bank

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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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

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Kianda, Nairobi, 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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