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

The Poor Man

There was a young man nearby our area who probably and completely poor. This man had no alternative but decided to find out any organization that can help him to succeed in his life. Recently as his parents were even poor unfortunately they died and remained an orphan.So this man decided to be a follower of Jesus Christ in that he participated in church services such that he one day introduced himself and people did not believe because he always look smart and intelligent person with wealth. The church decided to lift him up but it did not succeed because he had no plates, cups but one spoon. He used to eat in sufurias, the man sat down and thought twice and he probably came cross with an idea, And that is he went into an organization called United Nations such that he was promoted and because his unparents he became a respected person as never before.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Un

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mois Bridge, Kitale, Kenya
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