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

However Bright You Might Be, Forget Sonae Jobs Unless You Are Also Elderly.

Consider the recently advertised for Kenyans Attorney general and chief justice. the maximum experience asked for was 18 yrs of work in notable legal capacities. You had to for instance, be senior high court judge or a distinguished legal scholar with a degree in Law. In addition, qualified candidates had to demonstrate high moral character, integrity and impartiality. Note that there were listed as "minimum" qualification. Since the retirement for a chief justice is to, it means the 10 yrs of maximum service at the post allows some contenders to creep out of the wood work and return to fill-time employment after retiring at 60. Thus, no matter how bright the filament of your legal mind burns you can never be Kenya's chief justice if you are not competing with Methusellah. And this weak, He equal opportunity employee placed adverts for vaccination in the Minsitry fisheries development. Fish, by the way, always over 20 years experience eligible for the position. And if you want to gight for Kenya when my decisions came to fail about Migingo. Better be from the dry parts of Eastern and for Kenya when my declares war over Migingo. If you come form one of those forgotten communities with less 400 members facing extensive, ten kiss state jobs goodbye. the 20 of the smallest Kenyan communities have less than one percent report pointless suggested that being from a smaller community bestowed one with noble duties of being father Abraham.


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