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

A Good Samaratin Who Came To Our Home

My name is Dorcas Martha.I learn in Mwiyola primary school.I am thirteen years old.My specific problem was when i was living with my grandmother at our home in Muluole village in Vihiga District.I came in Kakamega when i was still young and i was in std 2. When i was still living with my grandmother the two men came to our home and asked my grandmother requestly and told her that they want to take me to a place where they know that they will feed me and educate me.The brought me to Kakamega in Amalemba. I lived there with other children who have lost their parents in a place called S.O.T ministry children home.When we closed our school i went to visit my grandmother then i came back.We are now living in Lurambi constituency and i learn in Mwiyala primary school.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: SOT MINISTRY OF CHILDREN

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mwiyala Village, Kakamega, Kenya
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