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

Hope At The End Of The Tunnel

My name is Alister Amalemba.Kakamega Orphans Care Center admitted me in 2005 at a time when I had lost hope.I am total whose both parents were no more by 2000.That exposed me to the "hell" on earth.Few people cared about me and many others added injury to the wound by molesting me.I could hardly eat anything and even became a street child. Luckily in 2005 this Home,KOCC took me up.I have since that time been taken care of and even sent to school.I worked hard and passed my KCPE exam then joined Ingotse High School.I intend to become a lawyer in future upon my successful completion of my studies.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kakamega Orphans Care Center

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Khayega, Kakamega, Kenya
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