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


Members of parliament now days are taking advantage of people so much, when they want you votes, they will come and lie to you to give him your votes, stating that education will be for free, that he will bring water, but when you vote for him you will never see him in your village, even in our slum kibera house have been constructed very badly and when it rain's water enters into the houses, the dirty water drainage passes next to our houses, kids drink dirty water and when well wishes donate to this people, then perlimentarians always takes it away, when it comes to education the pupils from public schools don''t go to very good schools but those in private schools will always go to good schools even though they have not attained the grades to go there.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • I won't remember this story for very long
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Kianda, Nairobi, Kenya
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