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

Children Lost In Farms

Some children in Kitale were moving from farm to farm scratching for jobs that could help the upkeep with their parents.This seemed like slavery but nobody had this attention.Nobody seemed to be care what attention.Nobody seemed to care what they did.Many people used the children in ploughing their farms and harvesting in return the children were given maize or any other staple food to take home. Noting this a local organisation which is being runned by the international community got an alert of this children and caught the people behind this.The children were taken back to school by the help of the same organisation they are currently pursuing their best and showing more strength and moral of aiming high having realized where they had messed up at first.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Handicap International

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • 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 my family

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Musemwa, Kitale, Kenya
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