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

Being Of Help To Others

It was at our church where there was this boy who served as sunday school teacher while also attending his secondary school education but he was really struggling to get his school fees and the saddest part was that he was a candidate doing his Form four which he really wanted to finish but most of the time was sent home since he didn't have the money. But the best thing is that the youth chairman asked the youthis and congregation to contribute tiwards his school Fees and people responded amicably and we were able to colleect 24,000 Ksh which enabled him clear his Fees and enabled him to sit for his examinataion which was a blessing to this boy and people had made his dream come true.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • 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: Huruma, Nairobi, Kenya
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