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

Track Company

Track It company was a company that had gain root in Nairobi.Everyone took there his vehicle so that it could be fitted with a tracking device for security purposes owing to the increased rate of stealing of vehicles and hijackings.Most people had built so much trust in the company that they paid no attention on checking or trying to find whether their vehicles had actually been fitted with tracking device. Then one evening the truth was revealed on how the company had been fooling people including members of parliament.They would pretend to be fitting the device when actually it was a lie.People had paid a lot but their vehicles had no tracking device.that day many people tried to inquire about the where about of their vehicle and thats when most people found out that for sure they had been fooled. This revelation hit the company so heavily and the next day the compnay had totally crumbled to its kneees and that was the end of the track it company.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to security
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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