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

A Life Well Lived

S.K Macharia is a common name in Kenyan community. His life has been a life full of tragedies but yet still the tragedies were a throw to his now great accomplishments. In the memorably years, he was a student in the United States he would come from school then go and sleep at the streets since he had no place to call a home. But with a help form a good Samaritan he got a chance in the states of America. Years later he came back to Kenya full of great craving to give what he had,. He had a lot knowledge and wanted so much to change the media face of Kenyan by then who would hardly air the country struggles. But his dream was still alive after his sentence he came back with a blow.He opened his own station and also royal Media services that promotes the Kenyan culture. He has also created a lot of employments to the unemployed and really promoted Kenyan locality. He is also one of the wealthy people in Kenyan who is known for charity work. S.K Macharia is a good example and a mentor to many.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to COUNTRY

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mathare No.10, Nairobi/starehe, Kenya
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