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

The Pastor And The Widow

sometimes when we trust people turn out to be a big disappointment .this was made evident when certain US missionary visited a certain church in my community and while in this visit they noticed a certain widow who had seven children and was greatly in dire need these missionary took the responsibility to help the widow together the widow together with his children and so they decided that they shall be using the pastor's account to send money to in support of the widow and the children .Its true when they say that some people are actually wolves in a sheep disnise.the missionary while abroad sent ksh 70,000 per month in support of the widow and the children but something funny is that the pastor would just visit them and buy some biscuit and juice and then leave.when it was discovered the missionary stopped to sent the money through the pastors account but when the woman was asked who else they could use,she told them not to help her through any other person because the pastor was the only one she trusted but had disappointed her so the missionary opened an account for her and sent the money directly to her account and they have been great help to the widow and the children


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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: Lukonyi, Busia, Kenya
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