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

War And Fear

Suprise! suprise! which eat my knowledge and is about to finish my body strength became more weaker when me and my parents were run away from our land because of war we fear it so much because many riches and poorers were murderd. This made us to go and rent for a house in an urban center where economy is so high even water we buy my father was having nothing to do mbut he lives like a solider to make sure we eat well and sleep well because of its strenght to do work. But one day he got sick the big problems started knocked the door when it knocked we became so weak no learning again we started to do work to save him but he doesnt continue with life. We left hunging without jobs, but me i earned some money in games because i was well i know how plays football games and others.


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Zea, Kwanka, Kenya
This story describes a...
broad need
The story is about...
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
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the right
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continuous effort
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