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

I Will Never Forget

Last year when i was going to school i saw one girl on the road.I called her i asked her where are you coming from she told me that she stay at town she told me that.she used drugs like cocoine mandrax and tobacco he was wearing some dirty cloth. that day i took that girl at our home.I gave her the shoes.that day i was feeling a problem with that girl.he was carnng things at the town.I was feeling bad because i was not having and otherwise.but that day i met with one person at the road.befor i join jitegemee i was having a problem.I was not wearing cloth and shoes and caring food.I stayed with that problem upto class eight my mother was not having the money so that i can go back at school.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: individual

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kalala, Machakos, Kenya
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