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Making Wrong Choice Of Friendship

Rukia goes to school at ngong happy centre.It is in ngong but they stay in Lenana.She has afriend called Tamia. Her parents are good people.Christian way kind loving.One day she met her girl.Instead of going to school she advices Rukia they beg money along the road when vehicles are on Jam.Sometimes were beaten with people who know how pain it is for achild to beg than go school.They would go home miserable. Rukia parent discovered that her girl is not attending decided to follow her as she left to school.She found Rukia and Tamia running up down begging.Rukia was caught straight to school.Her mother found out absent. She was punished infront of teachers and transfered to a boarding school.It was approved school in Eldoret. She learnt under very hard condition she learnt alesson since that day .


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ngong happy centre

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Lenana, Nairobi, Kenya
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