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

Wind Wreck Havoc

One day there were loud bargs that rented every corner of our village.My heart suddenly skipped one beat.Almo0st everyone thought it was a road carnage and took to their heels towards the direction of the bargs. On the arrival on the scene what i saw was beyond imagination.A strong wind had swept all the roofs of one of the schools.Most of the children were hurt badly and we had to call the boys in blue. There were cries all over the school compound as the injured pupils were carried to the hospital.Unfortunately one of the pupils lost his life. In few days later,hundreds of the pupils had no class to sit and read.There is when the United nation(UN) came in to help the poor and desperate pupils. It build 2 big tents where the pupils had to use it as a class for the time being as the new classes were build.It helped the school construct fine buildings to meet all the needs for the pupils who their classed had been destroyed.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: United Nations

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  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Pioneer, Eldoret, Kenya
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