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

Children Rights

My name is Agnes Mwikali Charles. I am ateacher in small school called peculiar community centre, through in my teaching I overcome some heavy challenges i.e one day three children in that small school happen their parents pass away becouse of HIV Aids, that is two years ago. After this situation I as a christian I really affected becouse their relatives chase these three children away and they started discriminating them. They refuse even to give them food, educating them, even clothes. So after this me as christian servant of God I decided to take this children in my house. It cost me even to shift from estate to a slum so that I can reach the need of this children together with my children. Note the relatives and neighbours took everything concerning this children.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: My organization is peculiar community centre

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Dandora, Nairobi, Kenya
This story describes a...
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Who benefited from what
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