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

Bad Memories In School

During my schooling our teachers decide that those not performing well were to be taken to the same class and not the next. This was a decide by the school board of governors and not forgetting the principal. When finishing form two I had not performed that well since I was I new camer and was left behind by all subjects. Caming the other gear when I was to go to form three I was not allowed. They explained to my mothers the reason why. I grade was poor so I couldn't be allowed. The community itself had already agreed to this decision since thought it would be a good way of helping students to caught up. What was I to do I could go back home and start looking for another school. It was too late. And besides my mother had already paid the fee of the whole year. I felt discouraged again sit in the same class with different students. To me it was a nightmare. And I felt disappointed. How could I allow my self to experience such. How were the students from my class and the rest treat me. All in all I had to go through it because I had no choice.


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  • This story relates to knowledge
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  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to My self

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Bondo, Nrb, Kenya
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