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

Social Relationship

It was just before sunset when it occurred.Two young men who had just finished their form four course had fallen into quarell since they never sat together. The cause of their quarell begun when the two men went out for trading in a certain hardware shop. They kept their earnings together for around two months. After the accomplishment of their work the two men were to share the earnings equally among themselves.One complained that he was more hardworking than his friend while the other complained too that he should have mornings than his friend. One morning one decided to forward the case to the local chief of that area. The chief listened to their arguments and what chief learned from them is that neither respect nor self-esteem. They also lacked some physical needs which led them to do such jobs.The chief asked them to have self esteem so as to enable them to work together as one.The two young men after being talked to developed respect and self esteem that enables them to work together happilly


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Kakamega, Nairobi, Kenya
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