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

Against All Odds.

The chief area of kalapatar the other week was threatened to be sacked by the government because he had revealed to the wedia that the area member of his location were dying of hunger. The government claimed that this false accusation and said it would sack him. but research shows that the chief was true. but even wit the threat the chief was still able to go on with his daily duties of taking care of his community hands community and Kenyans reacted to this report by worst of them donating relief food to the members of kalapatar area to help save those dying of hunger.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kalapatar, North Eastern, Kenya
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