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

A Hard Boy Rescued And Taken Back To School

A HARD BOY RESCUED AND TAKEN TO SCHOOL. It was in the year 2009 October when i was approached with a widow who wanted me to help her look for his only son.We started looking all over Eldoret town, i reported the matter to the village elders who also spread the matter to other elders we found out that the boy was employed to look after livestock in Kapsabet and we rushed to pick him up.I took the boy to his mother they washed him removed jiggers from his feets and also bought him clothes.We have taken him( Syllus) to centre Brown Academy,the school has 220 pupils who have special needs that affect us in many ways.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Langas sunrise support group Jackson Aura Ambatia

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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Langas Estate, Nairobi, Kenya
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