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

Helped By A Mindful Organization

My name is Faith Shiranda,i am 19years old.In 2001 while i was only 9 years old, i lost my mother it did not take long before my father also followed,just after two years.This was because of the killer disease,Aids. I was left wit two younger brothers to take care of being the elder with the support of our uncle we managed to move on through a rough face. I was in primary and worked on through to form one in Lwanda secondary It was while i was in form one that i got heck smiling at me as APHIA 2 picked me among beneficiaries in Lwanda Secondary school to be supported with the payment of tuition fees -In 2010 i finished form four which is now to enable me to join college.I intend to study accounts and work in a bank as a banker.


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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Muranda, Kakamega East, Kenya
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