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

Freedom And Service To Others

Derrick comes from poor family which is single.His uncle employed him in his farm.He used to wake up very early in the morning.He was taken from his poor mother in the village.He could left members of his family sleeping and worked in hot sun each day.After one month,he was tired and not ready to continue.The work was hard and he was very young.It was like child abuse.Anna tried to seek from children rights.He was identified because his uncle's wife mistreated him,sometime he can go without food Derrick's aunt pitied him.He continue to work but was saved by Anne through Humanist he is being sponsored and he is now in Hidden talent home.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Hidden Talent Humanist

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • Location: Ngando, Nairobi, Kenya
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