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

Another Hope

Sam was staying with both his mother ad father.His father was a drunkard and almost went nus his mother is a house wife.Sam was 9years old and had never stepped in a classroom. Aunt Susan was saying in Nairobi but was doing a manual job which paid her only small amount to cater for food and rent.She decided to take Sam to Chrisco church academy and because of the good plan God had for Sam his story was considered and Sam was sponsored by the church. he is very clever and he is now in class two.Aunt Susan is very proud of him.His plans are to work hard and help his small siblings and also deliver his hopeless parents. Sam is very happy and thankful to the sponsors who care for hopeless children like Sam.


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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: Nairobi, Kenya
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