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

The Person Who Helped Me

My name is Nasimiyu Christine. I come from Baraton village from Kiminini division, Tranzoia district. I want to tell you that i dont have a father but i have only a mother. My father died in 2006. When he died i was in class 6 but i was thinking about somebody who will pay for me my school fees but i did not found. When i did KSPE 2008, i was thinking that it was a over but good is a wonder working God. My mother who was a farme was having 10 poultry.She decided to sell those poultry(hen) so that she can pay my school fees. She did it but that money was not enough. One of my neighbor whose name is Wabuke, who took some money and pay for me form one to form three (3) now and am happy because am proceeding with my education.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: No Answer

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Baraton, Trans-nzoia, Kenya
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