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


A man and his wife planted coffee and it was soon mature.The weeding was too much for the couple 'lets employ people to help us'' suggested his wife so they employed a boy and a girl,boy aged 13.They were mascular and just dropped out of school.The boy was so energetic that he uprooted the coffee as he dug out the weeds.The girl felled the coffee plants as she swung her hoe. As the boy was uprooting the tenth plant, he saw five police man coming where they were with shining rings in a spur of time the police went to the shamba of that employer and arest two employers of the children.for a moment.The parents of the pupils who were employed were taken back to school.the employers were taken back to back to school.The employers were taken back to school.The employers were taken into the jaleyer per two hundred months.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Government

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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