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


it was so certain that whenever exam results come out levis was the bottom last student we were in class six and each and every term levis was always the bottom last in class. surprisingly though levis never performer well in class, he was a very good footballer. at that time coca-cola company sponsored primary school games and each year levis [played upto the national level. though his father was very strict and warned levis of furt6her involvement in football, levis still went on and in 2001 he was picked by brazillian football academy an idea that his father strongly ressisted as he insisted and emphassied on levius education to be very important my dad spoke to levis father and told him if studies were too hard for levis then it was good for him to try out on his talent so as to earn a living after all not all who study hard get good jobs. this idea seemed good and levis was let to go to brazillian football academy. ten years down the line, levis is now playing his football in second division side in greek and earns alot of money which he uses to support the families established businesses and believe he is very wealthy.


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  • I saw 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: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Funyula, Busia, Kenya
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