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

Working Hard In School

Last year I was in STD eight which I use to worked hard in, when K.C.P.E was just around the corner I put more effort and worked hard and revice the passed papares, when the exam of K.C.P.E started, I was able to do it and always pray before do it so that God may help me to pass. When the examination was over I was waiting to hear the result, when the result was given out i had that i was the best because i had a max of 390 and I was able to go to a good secondary which I was given a sponsor and now I am working hard in my secondary school so that I may achieve my goals and make my dream come true.


  • 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 hopeful
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Morolo, Soweto/bahati, Nairobi
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