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

Family Bank

Family bank has helped many people.It has helped parents to pay school fees for children and it has provided loans for parents and even advantage of orphans and children in children homes.It helps families with special needs like money to buy food for the children ,clothes and pay school fees,It has helped my community to buy some things ,pay my school fees and give my parents money for food ..It has told us about taking care of our needs such as money ,there was one woman who lived in an old house,the bank gave her some money for building a new house her children were wearing torn clothes and they were not eating anything ,so the bank helped her and she continued with her life,now she is comfortable


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Youth Organisation

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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