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

Wife Beater

Wangoi in a married woman with two children. She is married to Mwangi. One evening Mwangi came and quarreling. She injured and assaulted her husband. He was beaten to death but luckly was saved by a neighbour Rose who took her out and Roses's husband save the man. He took the man to hospital and it was due to food. Several incidents of battery by his wife have been claimed. The husband had to sought help from police. Wangui was was accused and charged with assault. She was bailed out of 100,000. Anne went to talk to Grace to stop the habit which was not good to the community. They forgave one another since that time wangui channge are living now happy family.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • Location: Dagoretti, Nairobi, Kenya
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