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

A Solution To Iileteracy And Poverty

There was an organization which started by the school and community members. Before the organization, children in the village were fully poor. They lacked something to carry out as their daily basics even education. There was no learning in that area because there children they lacked fund to go and study. Thereafter, the community together with the school management sat down to discuss an issue of how to deal with that problem. Later on the conclusion ended with an ideas of finding funds and dornators. It later succeeded and all children who lacked surport to be educated where enrolled. They were given new school uniforms and books. All started learning int he village school. This organization succeeded well as more fund was being brought, the one who was left behind joined other pupils. The years passed as more educated people were found in that village. The organization is still expanding as the villagers get more benefits from the organization. To whom it was started by became fruitful...


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • 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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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Banja, Kisumu, Kenya
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