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

Nancy And Moses

Nancy's parents had just passed away while she was in form four her future seemed blurred and futile and all hope was gone to her , there was no chance for survival and for a moment she thought of doing away with her life. One day at the brinks of giving up in life, she met Moses a university graduate and working with co operative bank of Kenya .He was not old but was just in his mid twenties but already established. Moses fell in love with her and so he approached her but Nancy constantly put him off because of the negativity she had already developed about life. However Moses managed to convince her and as they started dating Moses got the white history of Nancy and that became the revival of Nancy's hopes . Moses took her to school and sponsered her upto university level. After Nancy's education they wedded and today they have two children and Nancy is a senior accountant in one of well established financial institution in Kenya


Events like these happen:


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  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mayenje, Busia, Kenya
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