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

Once Lost Never Gain

A lady got pregnant to a boy who came from a rich family.The boys family took the lady and asked her to stay at home .After she gave birth, she requested to go and visit her parents .She was given permission .While at home she refused to go back to her husband why because the lady had a habit of moving from one place to another with different men so it was difficult for her. The boy's knew this and decided to keep quiet but were supporting their baby.The boy grew big.This lady moved up and down until to date she has not get married.The boy got another lady and married her they are living well, now they are blessed with a baby boy.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • 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
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Makindu, Trans-zoia, Kenya
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