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

Laziness Never Pays

There was one company which operates on selling and buying goods from/to customers.Since it was a large company,the owner decided to make their own goods and sell them to customers.The shareholders decided to make sereals and sell them to the customers at lower prices.It attracted many but after a few months,the customers came up with different complaints.Farmers were harvested poor harvest compared to the earlier harvest.They decided to report to matter to policemen who started their investigation as soon as possible.One officer went to buy maize seeds in to name of ordinary farmer.He passed and entered the company shop through the other side where he found workers barefooted making sereals and packing them in packets.He arrested him with sereals where he took them to court where they were prisoned for six months each and juded ksh 2 million.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • I won't remember this story for very long
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kenya
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