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

Computer Students Wanted

A person introduced himself in a meeting in the community.It was in the aftermath an a sunny day.most members were tired.He was a staund eloquent speaker every member could admire. He began his session.He said he was working with one of the strongest NGOs in the country.Now he was seaching for the form four leavers who had minimum grade of D+ and above. These students could then bring their academic pholostats the following day with five thousand ksh 5000 as registered fee. He said that those who would have registered with less tha one week were able to earn a scholarship to an international computer, college.The college he pointed could offer new computer upto a degree level.Some parents paid the cash registration fee including my parent.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer
  • Related to Parent University

Story Attributes/Tags

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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kisu-kameja, Nairobi, Kenya
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