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

Friend In Deed Are Friend In Need

One day Julius and Nelson were walking home after school. Sky was clear and two boys were happy, playing and talking as they went home. All seems fine as it was a hot day. They had only gone halfway when suddenly a strong wind began to sway trees left and aright. The sky turned grey with heavy rain clouds. It began rain and they stopped and next home for shelter hoping it will stop. They were mistaken rain continued and they decided to gome in the rain. They arrived home late and wet. Next day Nelson could not go to school because he was in bed with fever. Julius came and helped her took Nelson to hospital with her mother. nelson was poor and was staying with her grandmother. Because of their friendship Julius parent took Nelson to hospital and he was treated and payed the bill. Nelson thanked his friend for fever he did to him.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • 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: 31-45 years old
  • Location: Ngando, Nairobi, Kenya
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