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

We Should Respect Our Parents

There leaved a man and his son in matatisa village.The man as early as two years of his son's age, he took the son to school to kick off his journey of education.The man was so concernt about his son's studing environment.He confirmed that the environment was condusive for his son's learn process. At the age of eleven, the boy joined a secondary school which was at the national class school.This is the time, when beloved son of the man started showing his true colour.The boy started to speaking aftenly out of the school.His father tried to encourage him but all was in vain and finally the boy droped out of the school. This man got discouraged and did away with his son.The boy had no any option for his livehood and alternatively the boy went to a certain sugar industry to look for a job but he could not get any job apart from canecutter only.The life became hard and nothing changed up to now.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Chavakali High School

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Chavakali, Chavakali, Kenya
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