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

From Zero To A Hero

"Viraka" was his name known to all the villagers and him. These name means filthy wrangs. People used to call Lewis like that wherever they sow him. He was called that because he used to wear a trayor that had my tores that were made. One day, an oganization called The Youth star came to the village to callect talents from the youths. Lewis was one of them and people were enered to know what kind of a presentation was he going to present. Many people presents by the organisation said that they had not yet seen what they needed. Most of the people who called Lewis "viraka" where then and where not chosen. When the time came Lewis presented a song that touched everyman's heart that was about a person who was poor but later on became a rich man and main message was don't a laugh a poor man. Lewis was chosen and became the winner know as we are talking Lewis is a famous musician.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
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