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

Hope Has Come At Last

My name is Irene Afandi of tumaini miles of smiles.I must be honest to say that i surely don't have fitting words to explain the reality of what it feels to get people while still young cruelty adjusted justification fr both my parents to perish and abdicate their duty to myself and my other siblings .We had no choice but took it up. I was really low hopeless life became meaningful. However with tumaini miles of smiles converting another dream into reality ,I am a happy girl in a home of hope Admitted in the home in 2009, i have grown int an optimistic young girl and God willing i will not dissapoint our mum,the Director by excelling to become a doctor


  • The organization most involved in what happened: TUMAINI MLES OF SMILE

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  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • 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: Kakoyi, Kakamega, Kenya
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