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

Child Labour

It was in the year 2000 when everyone was working hard to get something that he/she could put in his/her stomach for his survival. In that year getting money and food was not easy and for you to get that money you must struge to get food so that you may have pep. There was alot of problems. Many children did not go to school because there was no school fees. Apart from that , the government decided to bring free education so children had no problem with school fees. In one of the smallest or wee town in Kenya the parents were claiming that their children were just getting on their way to school. They wanted to find out what was happening because they didn't know where their children. The child rights organization assured the parents that they are going to finf out what is happening or who are kidnapping. Even if they are going to hazard their lives. After few weeks a report came out that there was a someone saving that there is a hiddenplace where there were many children and the children were treated as slaves. Never the less there were even guards with guns on their hands. Even if that place was periled they had to go and convince to leave the children alon and do their illegal work alone. They tried and the children were taken back to their parents. The terorist with his group were nobbed and taken to jail. The parents were thankful to the organisation that helped their children from slavery. The bad people werelocked in for life and children went back to school.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Wajir, Eastern, Kenya
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