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

Experience Is The Best Teacher

Ngugi Kariuki a man who had been under a lot of suffering had been passing town everyday and always saw street children borrowing yet he knew this was not their wish and believed that neither was it their destiny.Having thought about it wise, a plan struck his mind and indeed thought it wise to try it out.Remembering that he had also been a street boy before he made up his mind to change the children's lives forever and even make it better.He then, from the little money he had raised, decided to open a children's home in Mishomoroni in mombasa and with the small childien he had his faith and hopes to help the children grew stronger.He managed to teach a young boy who later succeeded and even juired hands with him to help the organization indeed many have succeeded throug Kariuki's thought and great pats has he got.


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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mishomoroni, Mombasa, Kenya
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