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


Education is an important thing in ones life career choosing the most important as it determines what or where one will spend his or her life working. Most parents force their children to choose careers they don't like just because they fell the careers they are choosing for their children are good and strong but this is a very bad idea that needs to be discouraged. This case once arouse when in my neighbourhood a certain man by the name GEORGE forced the son to choose Medicine as his career when actally the boy wanted to study music production as his career. Yes the boy was very bright and had excellently passed his exams with a mean of A which qualified him to do medicine. After forcing the boy, the boy decided to do as the father wished and went on to study medicine at the university of Nairobi instead of music producing. He wartied hard passed exam and finally even graduated as a qualified doctor but after the graduation the boy took the degree to the father and choose to go back to study Music Producer as a career because that is where his passion was. What a waste of years and money!


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  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mundika, Busia, Kenya
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