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

What A Great Invention

Looting,robbing,smuggling and stealing catapalted in Kenya during the post election violence.This has led to alot of hatred among communities which seemed to be getting along very well earlier on,the communities never communicated to each other neither by body movements nor verbaly.Ken Wafula,a critically thinking man indeed,decided to come up with a sorry back.A book,that brought life to the communities once again and empower the world,he decided that the communities would ask for forgiveness from each other through the book and who ever believed this would suceed.Today the communities are getting along very well and even help each other in times of problems.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Sorry Books Organization

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to creativity
  • 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 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mander, Mandera, Kenya
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