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

Sex Misuse

There was a boy who was 15 years old who urgently needed help. After class eight examination he was invited by her aunt residense in Nairobi, but her aunt was not married and lives alone in a beautiful house.She accepted her invitation and enthusiustiacally because he was bored in the village, he stayed with her until he got to secondary school. However since she came to Nairobi she has been urging me to have sex with her even through we were closely related, ''her aunt said that in some cultures such behavior is ''normal'' and that people can also marry three aunts'' he refused her offers and went back home.When he got home her parents and relatives trusted the boy. So they called all family members and even he aunt, when they found the truth her aunt was taken to jail and the family member helped to boy up to the time came and joined her secondary school.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Family

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kibera Kianda, Nairobi, Kenya
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