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

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I inguatia David (Ovc's) total orphan student. I first lost my mother in 1997 when in was still in standard three,I stayed for a while with my grandparent from the side of mother, By then my father was still alive and he was working as a police officer,in 2003 my father took me where he was living.It is there where i sat my Kcpe and passed with flying colors and admitted to Malava boys by my uncle who helped my father to identical the school.During that year when i joint form one my beloved father passed away on around accident.The death of my father in 2007 cased me alot.My relatives from the side of the father caused alot.My relatives from the side of the father did not have any intrest in my education,because they took away all the grants that my father had left behind,The money that my father had left in his account were taken away by my step mother and brothers to my father an d did not bother to sponsor my education.My uncle came to my rescue and helped me continue with my education and helped me continue with my secondary education in which i completed in 2010 and got a mean grade of c plain in kcse.My uncle was working in the peace makers development group.The organisation really helped me and i pray the organisation may continue helping other needy students.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Peace Makers Development Group

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Shinyalu, Kakamega, Kenya
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