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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:

Life Spring Orphanage

Life spring orphanage has helped many who are in need and are ready to be helped. It was started recently in kibera but has expanded its branches. The orphanage aims at rehabilitating many children. As the name suggest its where life comes from a spring and spills over to the children. The disadvantage children in the area those who might be having no hope in their lives finds a refuge, a rescue in the spring center: The local NGO's opened it to cater for such like individuals whose parents might have died and even those with parent who can't make it in that area. The people involve in its establishment are again called by the relatives of the victims to expand such organization to most parts of the country to help as many as possible because the same problem is seen in kenya as a whole .At the orphanage they again get both food and shelter.

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Mashimoni, Nairobi, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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succeeded
 
 
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