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


I am Linda Okonda, afirstborn in a family of five children born in 1994 in Emuhaya district ,Luanda division ,Ebukhaya sublocation .It was the year 2000 when my father was attacked by a strange disease and after a few months he died leaving us with our mother who after a few months he died leaving us with our mother who followed my father . We were left with our grand parents who are now aged and cant even work in the farm to satisfy the daily need. I was taken by my aunt after doing my KCPE and passed . I was called to join Moi girls High School but I lacked school fees.I was admitted to a private school. The problem is that My aunt does not like me. She always quarrel and I feel hopeless because of the quarrels.She says that she wants a man who she can stay with but because of me she cant doso that I will take away her husband which make me feel uncomfortable. She even don't want to see me with friends of mne.I always remains lonely.But because of school I feel comfortable during school days


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Ebukhaya, Emuhaya, Kenya
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