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

Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk.

The number of jobless people in the village of kaskul kabondo continued increasing with the speed of lightning.This increased laziness among the ones who had no jobs and also social evits like robbery and theft.The jobless would hover around the village or sit doing nothing.Those who got tired form gangs and engaged in theft and robbery.Then out of nowhere a man came and told the people that he would help them get jobs.He started to teach them on how to find jobs instead of sitting lazily.He told them that they could do part time jobs like hawking,farming,opening small businesses and others.They did not want this types of jobs and hence saw the man as silly and wasting their time.They chased him away and continued with their laziness and evil ways.Thus the village security continues to deteriorate day by day.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kaskul Kabondo, Bondo, Kenya
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