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

Supported But Left On The Way

my name is celestine asoya.I am 19 yeas old and from a pathetic background. for the past 8 years i have graduated through the painful school of trauma and pain having lost both parents.i have experienced al ot of difficulties in making ends meet,finding it hard to get basic needs under my old grandparents who had a very limited capacity to support my education. however at one time in the year 2001 APHIA 11 western offered some support to me,supporting my education (tuition fees) which assured me of hope to complete my secondary education in lwanda secondary.i finished form four last year 2010 and passed.but at that time the term of APHIA 11 ended.i now have found a college to join for training but have no one to sponsor me.i would be very glad if any sponsor could be kind enough to give me a hand


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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: Shinyaru, Kakamega East, Kenya
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