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

My Future

I was a pupil in standard eight whereby my parent got lost/ due I was wondering how my education will continue and who will pay fro me a school fees to form four. I tried my best to do my KCPE in 2005 where I was wondering deep in my mind whom could pay for me school fees. I decided to get married it was not my goodness then i gave birth to a baby boy when I was in marriage my first born brother told me you can go back to school. I answered I can tried but I don't know because i have lost long since i finished my class eight. it was in 2009 then i went to school in 2010. I am now in form two. My brother has not employed in good job but he is trying the best to pay for my school fees. i don't know if he could finished my education because sometime I have been sent fee and stayed home for long within one week. So i don't know how my future could be


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera - Soweto, Nairobi, Kenyaa
This story describes a...
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