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

The Crazy Girl

Alily as she was known by many was a young beautiful lady who was not mentally upright.She was seen everyday in the morning in the rich's gates searching for work,household chores.This lady never asked from anyone without labour and never took free things without any good explanation unless it was from a number of people who decided to assist him despite of his mental disability she was able to reason carefully. One day there came this rich man who wanted to have sex with her and followed her for a long time without her giving in.she was like an upright and normal person as she could talk and give lectures.Most of the people who approached her were really amazed with her talks as most of them thought she was not normal. One day,the rich man came and because she was tired of his lies,she shouted and told him that she is the one who approaches the man she likes not any man approaches her.Then a few days the man from population service of Kenya took her and gave her everything.


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Oketha, Kisumu, Kenya
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