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

Pride Comes Before A Fall

there was a certain girl in our community her name was called janet. janet has learn for a long time but there was no body to pay for her school fees, she was suffering emotionally. when she was in class seven she was about to gave up her education but when she went to class eight. after she has learn for two terms she was send for money and she did not have anymore so she dropped out the school when time of K.C.P.E come he was looked and when she was found she went and do his exam. when the results come if was the second girl in the nation she got a sponser and her life succeed and from that day she has a better life.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Yala, Siaya, Kenya
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