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

Knowledge Is Power

there was a man by the name William, the man was very kind hearted, he started a journey to help those kids who needed education.he built three rooms whereby he joined pupils in it and decided to call it a school. he runs the school alone and admitting children from different areas without asking them for fee. the school grew and now it was helped by some people until they have got sponsorship from other countries. for now the school has made a big step forward,the school has build a secondary which has create a good opportunity to the students who do not have any assistance from the parents or even those who cannot have money to take them to big schools.through this start,the organization looked for how strong and helpful he wanted to be in the community and they started to give him a hand to make him going. For one to succeed in life there are some principles in life that need to accompany the vision and mission of one goal. these principles are wisdom, knowledge and hard work


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Forty Two (42) Area, Nairobi, Kenya
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