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

Rescue From The Street

My name is Annet Kadenge from Tumaini Miles of smiles children home in kakamega North District Iam a total orphan whose my parents were lost while i was still too young to realize it. I have experienced all forms of suffering leading to my going out to the street.It was then during last year 2010,that my cries resulted into a reaction from God.So during the second month of last year,February a good samaritan in form of Mama Rose Bufutu approached me and interviewed me.When she discovered that i was an orphan ,She quickly got touched to offer me a chance in her home,Tumaini miles of smile children's home.Since then iwas take into their own school and into their home.I get all my basic needs including shelter food clothing and protection i even got committed through the court


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Tumaini Miles Of Smiles

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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kakoi Corner, Kakamega, Kenya
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