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

Hide And Seek

It was early Saturday sunny morning. Abdalla was the first one outside of the house. He made his way to the parking lot,Opako as they fontly referred to to it Opako was a grand field. It was used as a base for most of the games played by the children. It was marked with lines for some of the games like shake. The others in the gang were Kariuki Njuwa John Peter Otieno or Kijojo and Jerry and the started plaing. Hida and seek and abdall heard Biket complaining. He always made a fuss he was one very bad loser "why didn't you go for the others and the thank was carried away but the men.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: None

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kumbimuru Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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