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

Educating The Poor Community

Furaha community centre is a school set out in the slums of huruma and its founders are determined to see it grow to greater heights. It offers education skills of these community. The management understands what they go through and charges each student a total amount of 200 shillings per month for school management. It offers lunch for the students and teachers are set to see that their students get the best education ever.It is able to sponsor the kids who can pay their fees and also offers them lunch.These includes orphans and vulnerable kids among others.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Huruma, Nairobi, Kenya
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