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

Old But Couragious

A servant put his life at risk just to save the car of his Employers car. It was late at night and there were no electricity so the night was dark that the light you could see were from the flying insects. An eighty year old man was awake at the time when the thieves find their way in their compound. They had master keys and the mission for the night was to drive away the car. When they were about to achieve this old man jump out of the bed and started to shout 'oyour" luo word to mean help! help! In a matter of minute the thieves jump out of the car and ran away then the next thing was neighbours called the police. It was a huge stape the old man to do this on behalf of his employer. This gentleman was a hero to his boss who thank him publicly for helping him to save his car.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
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