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

Giving Hope To The Most Disadvantaged

Mr. Wanyonyi was born physically disabled. He went to school locally,later he got sponsorship to go to Australia for further studies.He was there for six years.On his return he bought a piece of land with his savings and developed an institute for the disabled somewhere near Mt.Elgon Bungoma/Transzoia county.He admits the disabled, he has teachers who teaches them how to read and write thereafter are taught different types of skills to help them either get employed or self employment with the support of individual sponsors, he gives them tools and finances on departure to go and start their work. Mr Wanyonyi is giving hope and a future to the disabled and is changing their lives by doing a good deed. The disabled will forever be grateful to Mr Wanyonyi.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: MR. WANYONYI

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mt.elgon, Bungoma County, Kenya
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