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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:

Spread Of Christianity

Christianity is a spiritual growth that must be given room in our communities. In the village of Bungoma people would not know that God existed until the arrival of Missionaries.They had been singing one practise. some African beliefs.They did not know how to read and write.When the missionaries came to Kenya ,Wauoma in perticular they had some hour time explaining to people that God existed. Their efforts to converting people and making them believe succeeded. They built schools, Hospitals, churches and also translated the bible in the halaou language for easy understanding.people abandoned their ways and follow Gods way and many went to school and became pastors.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Bible Society Of Kenya

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  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Wangoma, Bondo, Kenya
 
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Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
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This story describes a...
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bad idea
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succeeded
 
 
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