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

Needy Children

One day during the post election violence,I was going on my way,i saw a woman who was speaking to some youths.I moved nearer to hear what she was telling them.I realized that i might be chased away The following day i passed the same way and found that woman again addressing the other youths.I asked that woman can i join you? she said yes,why not? Some minutes later the woman told us can you enter in the home.she told us that she will be normally helping us giving us food ,providing us shelter and clothing. She told us that this home is for you even if you have found some needy youths can bring them here. It is found in langa'ta known as"magdaline children's home".at that place you are secure and friend


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kianda, Langata, Kenya
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