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

Knowledge Is Power

There is no happy moment in life when you are brought for your results and told that after four years of toil and moil you have made it with hight grades to move to the next stage.But when you cannot go to school because of financial crisis.Its for this reason that the kenyan government through other sources have been able to sponsor needy students but with the condition that you have to pass with flying colors.The joint admission board is for those students who were called to campus as well as the higher education loans board for self sponsor students.They offer loan but with terms and conditions.One has to produce their personal details,one has to have a Kenya Revenue Authority pin number that produces the lonees pin number,plus the parents deatils this includes,if they work,how much they earn.If they do with the KRA pin to prove ,how many they family is plus their level of education.The expenses of the family and how they are managd.All this details helps the funders identify the poeople who really are in need of the money plus if they are promisisng to pay the money.This is done by getting the guarontors details and signature. This has really helped alot of people raalize their dreams.Everyday in school people are fighting for the oportunity but only the best will succeed


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Huruma, Nairobi, Kenya
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