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

Always Say The Truth

Bad company are not good. Avoid such group they can turn your life to hate. They are people in life who are working for the downfall of others. Be care. One day, Simon told his friend Peter that was going to jail. Some people had cheated that Peter had stolen money from his place of work. He would lose his job and also his car. Simon wondered what he could do to help Peter. Finally he decided to pay for friend lawyer to defend Peter. The lawyer argued the case and finally Peter was freed Simon was very happy and so was Peter. Simon showed that he loved his friend dearly.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • What happened in the story relates to Community

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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

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Lenana, Nairobi, Kenya
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