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

A Problem Solved

A year ago while still in primary there was a pupil who was very bright in class but unfortunately during the second term his parent died.The father was the bread winner of the family.The father was the bread winner of the family.The mother was jobless.He stayed without coming to school for a week.When he started attending school he was dull in class and started dropping.Three weeks later he was sent home for school fees.Later on the teachers from the KATECO organisation realized that he was not coming to school and went to his home and spoke to him and finally agreed to pay his fees. The boy became very happy and came back to school.He continued becoming very hardworking till the D- day reached he sat for the exams well and after the release he had passed very well with four hundred and twenty marks and the teachers again agreed to pay his secondary fees.He is learning now at Kakamega High School.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kateco

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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: Kakamega, Mumias, Kenya
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