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

Orphan Child

I am opharn my father died the year 2008 when i am still in secondary school.I have assisted with C.D.F until form four first term now i have stop and i still need help to finish my secondary education until university.I am happy to join this organization has i know that God is able in everything you believe at.After my father died i have siffted t home for almost one year when i am looking where to go, when i am still waiting one member of C.D.F came across our home and ask me about my education i start to tell him about my life and she told me that she can help me only when i need to continue with my education i told him that i can, then she give me some forms to fill when i finish to do so, she told me that after some two month i will be needed at school, i go back to school.From the year 2008-2009, i back in form 2 again upto know i am in form four class and i still need help in our home nobody their is capable we are all unable and my father died when he is a farmer case my is a farmer.I can feel happy when i succeeded in this project.


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 physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Ganjala, Funyula County, Kenya
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