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

A Needy Case

I am Humprey Mandela, aged 18. I have very aged and hopeless parents,whose ability to support our family of 6 has raced towards sunset. They have tried all they can however to help all of us team but the challenges rule them out of order most of the time. The approached APHIA2 for assistance which went through. APHIA 2 western considered giving 3 of my sibling and i support through school. While i have just finished form 4 at Lwanda secondary my followers are still in form3,2 and i while the rest are in primary. I have giving a good account of myself and passed only waiting to join the college. APHIA 2 has closed down and it is my task in prayer to find any well wisher to help me and my siblings from where APHIA left


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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: Lwanda, Kakamega East, Kenya
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