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

The Build Up Of A School

The community of Karen where people was mostly farmers, they were not poor people instead they worked hard in their farms. The problem with these people in the community a single secondary school had not developed. Their children really suffered a lot for not being educated to higher level. The people of the community started to complain about their problem government organization stepped in for help. The month did not end all programs had been setup to build a secondary school. People of the community were so obedient they helped in for some works. After six months building up of class and teachers offices had come to an end. It came week of January, new student were admitted to school and now teachers employed to teach them. The previous months the school was opened officially to start operating. The student were so disciplined and they respected each other. After one year the school was famous in the whole district because of its good results of the year.The school was not left behind ...


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw 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: Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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