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


With the current state of the economy,life is becoming difficult with enemployment shooting up rapidly,many youths are left jobless such that they cant sustain themselves and back at home,their parents expect them to do something to sustain themselves and even to support the parents. This challenges has happened to many and one good example is Mike, a dear friend of mine who was seen as the only hope of the family.He was jobless and at the time his parents and brothers counted on him.After years of sruggling mike got into gangerism and he started to rob people and break into shops and even robbing banks. His family started receiving great financ ial support and life becoming full of fun and happiness,however this joy came to an abrupt end when Mike was short dead during one of his roberry crimes.


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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story

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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: Manyenje, Busia, Kenya
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