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

The Worrier Who Had Eight Lovers

Long time ago in a community of Masai there was worrier who was very bravely and hand some looks made all the girls of the village fall in love with him. It came to appoint that the worrier was to leave his own community and go far away to fight . The worrier gave his lovers some conditions to be followed. He called the youngest of his eight lovers and told her to put fresh milk in a small guard . He also instructed to keep checking on the color of the milk everyday. If the milk turned red the worrier would have been killed or will be in a seriously wounded. After a short time of leaving the lover check the milk and saw that it was turning slowly reddish, so the lover find a way to look for his worrier. She travelled for a long time and finnaly she came across him. He was in a serious wounded and was dyeing. The woman washed the wounds everyday and look food to feed his husband and after one month the worrier recover his health and from that day they live happily life.


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  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Cheplangat, Masai, Kenya
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