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

Sick Brother

There is acertain organization there in kibera called CDC and it deals with treatment.One day i can rember one of my brother was very very sick and we didn't have any money with us.We took him to the hospital but the doctors refuse to treat him because of money. There was nobody to help us paying the bill, we took [our brother home, we started walking searching for money even we to borrow from our friend and relative but by bad luck we didn't succeed we call all our family member on a meeting so that we can see how take our brothe to the hospital. When my aunt came on the meeting she told us that there is acertain hospital called CDC and people are been treated free without paying any a money as long as you have registered there as a member and even if you have their photo. We immediately ask the direction where it was when we wen told we took brother there and they treat him well and i apriciate that.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Cdc

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 knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Machakos, Nairobi, Kenya
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