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

A Good Relief

Orphans have a place that has offerd a shoulder for them to lean on at Home of Grace in Kakamega Central District. I as a victim of circumstances being an orphan since the year 2004.I had to suffer quite a lot before this Home opened gates for my entrance.At this Home, plans have been made for up to 30 boys and girls to find accommodation.We have all been able to access education ,get daily food,clothing through friends and well wishers that are affiliated to it. I am currently in STD 5 working hard.I get people who do Guiding and Counselling who have managed continually to boost my self esteem through their inspirational and motivating sharing of the word of God with us at this Home. By Zipporah Amukoye


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Home Of Grace

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega Central, Kenya
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