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

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My life experience started when I was in class I was not paying exam money i was going to school without eating even i was not taking bath. My classmates were laughing at me. Sometime i was not sleeping at home my parents were not able for me money I was getting food in the dustbin I was sniffing glue like tobacco madrax heroine a steered out of school I enjoyed other people at the town.I was not wearing shoes even. When i go to school in the mornig that time. I was not able to relate my self I was not wearing clothes. One day when i was walking at the road one parent called me. I thank Jitegemee for what they have done for us God bless you.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: /Jitegemee

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that failed
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Machakos District, Kenya
This story describes a...
broad need
The story is about...
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
the wrong
the right
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