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

Discovering Ones Purpose In Life

I always consider Evey piece of advice my mother gives me. Many are times she advises me to make sure that i use my leisure time wisely. We youth mostly have leisure time for long during our holidays especially in December. While at home i and m,y fellow youth church mates decide to form a dancing group so as to compete with other upcoming groups in the neighborhood we are so relived when our dear bishop offered to sponsor us in whatever we needed. That is he decided to venture in us. We dew respect we did our best. We motivated other youths in our community to join us. Our sponsor on the other hand has taken us to very many places so as we can compete. Many are times we have always won. This has kept us to be always busy and not lazy around. Recently, our sponsor got scholarships for some for us who have talents in dancing, singing. He has organized scholarships at Dubai and it has really captured the peoples consciousness. He really makes people especially the youths to understand that fortune...


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to What i belive in

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Mbale, N/a, Kenya
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