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

Stuck Kitten

One Sunday afternoon as I was coming home from church,heavy rain started pondering.I had to shelter myself to avoid drenching.After some few hours it stopped raining and so I had to go home .on my way home I found a kitten hanging on a rock stuck since it had almost drowned. On seeing the helpless kitten ,i thought that I had to help it from there.I slowly started walking towards the rock and although the water was flowing fast I knew I had to hold on.As I approached near the kitten I tripped to something which was slippery.I almost fell into the ditch but my parents were answered.Slowly I stretched my hand out towards the kitten and reached out to it. "Finally I have done it!",I said to myself.I had saved a life with no regards to the situation whatsoever.I held it with my arms and slowly put it down to the main road where there was no overflowing water.I felt a sign of relief as I watched the kitten marching towards its home.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Njoro, Nakuru, Kenya
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