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

Wisdom First Before Riches

Tom is a very generous Man in Bukulanya village. He has changed the community in many ways. He is a business man as well a leader in church community Area. He is a like Solomon. He asked God for wisdom. Tom always showed great love as a father, servant to the community, loyal and honesty in his relationship with others. He has opened a very big workshop training poor young men in carpentry,and welding .He has given them job to earn small income at the end of the month. Many youths have joined Tom and making change in the community. Many people come from different areas of the country to see what wonderful work Tom is doing. He always say that though he is young and don't know how to rule. I am the people you have chosen to be your own. I serve many young, youth he always pray to God to give him wisdom. Which already she has been granted. He has made a big change in the society a well contributing towards our economy in the country.


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About This Story

  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Bukulunya, Vihiga, Kenya
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