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

Honesty Is The Best Policy

I am a physics student in form two at Raila educatioal center .We stay in Kianda near the stage.My primary education I got it from St Michael's holy unity academy from class 1 to five .I used to go to school without any school attire or equipment.My books at home was a problem because I did not hav ooks . In 2007 during the post election volence our homestead was burnt down and we had nowhere to go.The same yearI was promoted to standard six afew days days late I got sponsor who take care of me and m fellows up to now.He is the one who who is paying school fees and my life has changed,I worked harder so that muy dreams could come true.The dream was after finishing KCPE I must score 350 marks even now I thank him because I could have left school There are those who want to study but they doesnt hae that chance.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kiand, Langata, Kenya
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