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

Rising To The Top

Celebraties in Kenya,have built many children homes for those children who are ophan and most probably not previllaged.This personels have contributed much in developing better facilities for those children that live in there. In the children homes the contribtors have paid tutors to teach this children literally & to develop their careers and also meet their abitions in life food is healthy provided and this children one hygienic clean and healthy as well. During the years that this homes have existed many children have achieved their abitions in life and meet their dreams in life as well. Most of them now are highly respected in this country and not many know that they were brought up in children homes,because that is the past and now they are foccusing on the future which is ahead of them which is better for most of them. Due to the Finances that have countinually been contributed by this celebrities and well wishers has helped this students as we may say or children to develop their careers &dreams and to add to that even talents have natured and thus producing best musicions in town,Artist,Modellors and many other talents


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  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COMMUNITY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mathare, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
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