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

A Orphan Boy

Their is a boy called washington ochieng, his parents died when he was still young boy. But now they are people who are helping him.They have been paying for him school fees ,buying for him full school uniform and giving him food and shelter. The boy now is very healthy, But when he was upcountry he was not getting education, shelter, clothing and food.He lives in a nice place and clean. Even the boy is happy with the life of here. Even he has gone to animal orphanage, he has seen many animals such as,lions,elephant,crocodiles, monkey and baboons. He thanks the care kenya and wishes that they will continue helping him and the day he will die.He also wants to continue helping him and the day he will die. he also want them to continue helping the children who are orphan. He hs a brother who is in class seven ,but the brother is learning in up country. But Washington wish that one day even his brother will also get cared off.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Care
  • Related to CARE

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

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