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

A Drop Of Hope

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School has brought light and hope to many including me.It helps orphans from poor families living in kibera access quality education for free and acquire skills that enable them be dependable members of the society. After high school,the school took me to a children centre to offer voluntary services while i gain maturation.I testify that volunteering is such a good experience.During the six months,i have undergone change and transformation.I thank the school for this great experience that i have had


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kianda, Langata,kibera, Kenya
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