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

Boy Trouble

Their was a boy called Josephat who born in poor family the year Two thousand & three. He enter the school at sent John primary the year Two thousand and six. The boy perform well in exams every end of term. He came number one. Peter put more effort in all the eight years . He perfomedvery well in K.C.P.E Exams. He got good certificate. Peter he go to Lenana boy high school, But the parents does not afford to educate him. Angels come from nowhere one man called Julius He opened accunt to that boy Peter learns free withought pay any thing up to end of education of that boy. \today now that boy Peter He is pilot.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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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: Machakos, Nairobi, Kenya
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