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

Passion And Misfortune

MWAURA MUIGANA is a volunteer medical home-care giver in kiambu and realised passion and misfortune can unleash a person's mercy and propel him to life of serving the poor communities one day he was called that baby has been burnt and the single mother needs some help.Lucas hurriedly snatches his first aid kit and opens his front door towads into the house that the baby has been burnt he treated the baby as if it was within his ability because he said from his opinion a life come first mwaura made diagnosis and gives first aid instruction until proper medical attention is available and thats how he saved the life of a baby.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: mwaura muigana

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to Friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kiambu, Nairobi, Kenya
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