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


Once upon a time there lived a child called Onyango. He was a noty boy. One day her mother and told him onyango today i want you to to to the market and buy fresh fish from the wajaluo so onyango seted up to go to the market to get fresh fish before the wajaluo were gone. as onyango was on his way onyango met his friends and started playing with them he played and played and his friends was coming late they took their cows and set home but onyango did not rememberto go to the market as he was sent. when he rember he was now as fast as a deer to reach the market before the fresh meat of fish was closed but he reached and found the wajaluo packing to go bach. He asked is there a fresh fish they answered it has been finished. Onyango feit very very disapointed


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Friends

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Soweto, Nairobi, Kenya
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