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Help For The Needy

Known as (FEM) or full gospel evangelistic ministries one of the churches in kibera which help the orphans and people who are disabled.This program was started in 2005 when one member donated some amount of money to help a certain child who was in class eight then and did not have school fees.The church picked from there and started to raise money through crusade,weekly contribution by the members and even part of the money from the church account.they started by sponsoring 15 children both boys and girls from any tribe by ensuring that they went to school and studied.They built their own school from class 1 to 4 for the selected few.Those who did well were taken to the next level. The community appreciates them and also helps to spread christianity in exchange for good things.Right now ,there are 16 students in high school and 2 students in universities .


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  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kianda, Nairobi, Kenya
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