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


Many people know that when a lady gives birth while at home, she cant go anywhere or do anything possible to move so long as you are determined . One of my friend asked me what to do because life had become tough for her, after getting married then divorced with two kids.I adviced her to look for something to do even if to be a house helper .One of our friend is in Eldoret and we conducted her ,she looked for job and the one she got was a house friend accepted to go and work .Her mother remained with the kids. The lady as she was paid she send some amount to her mother to cater for childrens the rest of money she joined a tailoring course course during free time.when she will finished the course she will be in a position sustaine her life and of her children and the mother.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual
  • Related to Wild Canyon Games

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • 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: Musembwa, Trans-zoia, Kenya
This story describes a...
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Who benefited from what
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