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

Voluntary Assistance

Their was a single mother who was very poor and she can not aford to do anything atall, she was having two daughters and one son it happed where one of his daughter was looking for career good lack she got a career in Nairobi, through her frend who was working in a company of breads. Wages was very poor! bad lack she got sick and admited to hospital two to three weeks she was confirmed dead and taken to mortuary it was difficult to take the body at down country so one person take that opportunity to transport the body by his bus to home. All the victim apreciate the voluntiaring of that person mother of that dead girl was very happy to saw his daughter even dead. everybody learned that helping each other is like helping God.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Nyanza, Kakamega, Kenya
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