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

Parent Abuse

Due to being subjected to beatings by his dad .a certain boy who was in class 6 at the age of 14 decided to end this by seeking refuge else where.He ran away and stayed with other people who were not of his he worked for them in farms and cultivated different lands to achieve what life could bear for him.After a while in struggling with frustrations a certain non governmental organization came in and took the boy.They advised and helped him to understand that there is life after all that.they enrolled him back to school and adviced the parent on the need of living with his boy in admirable standards of life.|The boy was absorbed back to his family and went back to school.he has gone well with studies and he is focused to achieve every bit of success


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • 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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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sitatunga, Trans-zoia, Kenya
This story describes a...
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Who benefited from what
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