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

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Maria and Lucia were good friends. They shared the same desk in class and came froms ame village Lenana. They always waked together to school and back home in the evening together. They shared many good things together. One day Lucia became ill and was taken to hospital for treatment. The doctor tried to regain her health, she stayed in hospital for two weeks and her condition became worse. At that point Lucia's parent decided to take her to church to be prayed for. Maria used to go and see Lucia every time. She helped her in washing clothes while she was in hospital. She took care of her friend until she was back. Thus what fiends are for Maria says. Lucia thanked Maria for everything.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Friends

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Dagoretti, Lenana, Nairobi, Kenya
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