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

From Grace To Grass

There was an organization that tried to change something in my community. i was to pay 2,500, two thousands five hundred in oder to be amember of K.W.F.T. idid so. After agreeing with them, i requested for 40,000(fourty thousands) which i was given with conditions. iwas to pay instalments(every month i was to pay certain amount) i went and opened a shop, by then i got many friends, i mixed my business with friendship. first months i was able to give the proposed amount, but in the middle i failed to pay thr money. After missing to pay my cattle, chairs and all valuable house belonging leaving me, my husband and children crying, butallwas in vain. As the proverb goes sorrow for what has passed is of no value at all and wishes come after. people laughed at us. we looked for help but it was no where a part from God.


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  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kakamega, Malava, Kenya
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