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

Change Your Community In Helping One Another

Chebet lives in Nairobi. She has never seen her grandmother and father. During Easter holiday she went to visit them in Kericho. She was to met at the bus stop. The bus delayed and Chebet arrived, her grandfather was not there. She walked around in town for two hours. Frightened and drying. As she walked around, a tall elderly man stopped asked her if she was Chebet. The tall elderly man was her grandfather she recognised her because she looked like her mother. She too recognised him her grandfather looked like her father. She followed him home. She was very happy. The people in the community welcomed her. She saw people in the village liked one another and help each other than town people. There is a big change in the village than in town.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • What happened in the story relates to Community

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kericho, Kericho, Nairobi
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