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

Planting Money

There was a time when an organisation by name, DECI tried to help me. The leaders of that organisation told me that, if i had a thousand shillings(100sh.) and t give to them, after two weeks, i would get one thousand five hundred(1,500.shs) iwas so glad and i tried first and second time with athousand shillings and isucceded. i was so delighted that God has met my needs. Now it came a time (a third tie) when idecided to sell my cow in order to plant money and harvest so that i can buy two cows. I Sold my cow 30,000.ksh. thirty thousands and i gave them all the mone. after two weeks, i went there as usual, but it was invain I did not get either Money or the two people, but the office was closed. I tried to enquire from people neighbouring. but they told me that those people were destiny hijackers. That made me so sad and stree was at work, i became very sick. it took me long to recover. I thank my pastot concepter Nutoka who stood with me abd cencouraged me.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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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