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

Slave In Your Fathers Land

I was born in a village known as kobwogo.After ten years we shifted to buy land in Naivasha But after the death of my parents the people decided to grab the land living us with nothing but later a good samaritan came and took us to live with her after that we went back to our motherland.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Good Samaritan

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Naivasha, Nairobi, Kenya
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
the wrong
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
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