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

The Power Of Investing

Every individual has a story to tell. Some of us are seen walking confidently yet with a lot of stories to in our hearts. Am a 20 year old girl. I have my own ups and downs in my life just when i ws thinking or when i was at the peak of achieving something. In my high school year i was severally chased out of school and at some point aand could not defend my titile as a table tennis player reason? i wss not in school. Luckily i managed to secure myself a hance at campus because i had passed with flying colours. I ws not able to join campus immediately and so far two g ood years i had to voulunteer at a community based organization. I later did a fundraiser and i was able to go to school. I am currently doing Bachelor of commerce. With the kind of life i havee been though i could not want any Kenyan child to undergo the same challenges. I want to own my own investment company and teach the young ones financial illetracy. I want to teach everyone of us the power to Invest.


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  • 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 creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Huruma, Nairobi, Kenya
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