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


Gambling is one of the illegal activities carried out in our country.If anyone found he/she is jailed for not less than five years.One day as i was walking through a certain town, i saw people surrounding someone.There was a woman .She had three cylinders, one stiked with a horse inside, the other two were empty.Then she confuses them and ask you to point the one with the hourse which many could predict.She picked few and give them price of notes from two hundred going forward but for you to leave with the money, you have to now her the note corresponding to the one she has gave you, if didn't have, she kept it herself.Then came a man.He was having a lot of money more than a thousand.He tried and was confused until six thousand from him have been taken.He was tricked to be given 15 thousand if had the same unfortunately he had none.He then was left dump founded when he called a security officer they had gone very far.


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  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
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