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

Difficulty Through My Life

I was born in 1995 in Nynza province Nyakach District.We four in number.My father died when I was three months.I am the last born in our family. I lived with my mum although we were undergoing some serious probllems because eo f lack of money o educate my elder brother,he leave schooling in class eight,he could not be taken t o seconary school level.he stayed at home wthout a job for almost four good years but he did not relax to satisfy ourselves by burning charcoal.Our lives was not so that pleasing because sometimes we could sleep without food.My brother found a job here in Nairobi and brought me to this school .I can just say through miracles.I have been helped by this organioztion here in Kibera Girls soccer academy and I can continue with my education even if my life is undergoing hardship because we do not have electricity nd I study using a lamp that interferes with my eyes.But I have been helped through this organizaation congratulations.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kadianga Village, Nyakach, Kenya
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