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

Hardworking Never Goes Unrewarded

In 1990 a boy called Brian was born. He was the first born in the family of Mr and mrs Ontigore.In 1992, Mr. Otingore died and left the boy under care of his mother.After the death of his father ,Brian grew to be aresponsible boy.When he was seven years old he joined class one unfortunately his mother died when he was in class three. His mothers death made a big change in Brian's life.He was left in charge of everything. He used to wake up early in the morning prepare his younger siblings to go to school. Although poor Brian was a hardworking boy. He sat for his k.c.p.e in 2005 and obtained 320 marks out of the possible 500.Due to luck of school fees he spent the first term of 20006 at home looking for school fees.After a hard struggle it happened that he met an organization that deal with orphans.He explained to them all his needs. After a sshort period of time the organization took Brian together with his other three siblings to kanyaweji children home. He was taken to orando High school in 2010 he sat for his kenya certificate of secondary education and obtained a mean grade of A.Early this year he joined Nairobi University where he is studying medicine.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • 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 more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Luanda, Vihiga, Kenya
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