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

Facing Life The Way It Appears To Be.

It happened on the election year which was in the year two thousand ans seven which the people voted for their president.It then happened that after doing this something strange happened.The town i was living that time was nothing but like a burning bush.I was in Naivasha it hardly liked what i saw.The Gikuyu people were fighting against the luo.The Luo really suffered we were forced to move to the police camp.Life in the camp was not easy.It was surviving for the fittest. After living at the camp for five weeks the Red cross organization provided us with the need.Things like food,brought us the nets to protect us from malaria.They came for sometime and then they were gone.After all this an organization came to the camp.They talked to the people or the displaced persons.Then they gave each one ten thousand shillings.The money it was not enough you had to survive. The money that was given to my aunt she used it to pay the police so that they would take her to Kisumu.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Naivasha, Kenya
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