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

Faulu Kenya

It was one day when i was in school. It was was the time for lunch.We were to take lunch then go back to start our afternoon lessons. I just took my lunch then sit back in class.Waiting for lessons to start. Before even a hour later.All girls in my class were called including me, With one madam and informed us that their were some visitors who were to come so we were to be prepared. Within an hour guest were already in my school.They told us that they were from faulu kenya and they would like to open for all girls account where we could have keep our money safe. I was too happy when i heard this because it was a very good news for me to hear this because it is going to have my own account where i can keep my own money.i can be so brief to say that this people help me by opening for me an account that didn't expect.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Faulu Kenya

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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