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


many of the people worldwide face hatred.his evil thought can be from the family,friends or community. John was a young boy in secondary.his parents had no believe in him.they hated him more since he did not bring home good results from school,although he had joined high school,his parents were not willing to enrol him, when he was about to join form three,he did not bring home pleasing result. his parents decided not to pay for him school fees. this made John to be out of school. John on his side did not give up, he searched help from one of his friends father mr Kileleshwa. Mr. kileleshwa gave in and helped John to finish his course. at the moment John stayed away from his parents . during the result annunciation, John had emerged the best in the district.although his parents were happy,they were ashamed of their behaviour.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Makindu, Trans-nzoia, Kenya
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