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

A Girl In The Slum's

I live in kibera slum, in the slums we girls always face many problem in the slums. Many girls are raped and their is no one to help them. I as a girl I remembered that one day were invited to an organization that was to help girls who are living in the slums. The organization is policom which has been providing for many girls sunitary towels for them to be safe.Not only that. Many girls alwys like borrowing their neighbours some money but girls are not to control theme selfe's for that situation. The thing's that girls use are more expensive many parents can't even avoid the money to buy for them. There was a girl in the slums she did not have parents. They always use mattreses which are durty they can bring many diseases to their private parts. But one day i went to their place and told him to acompany me for here to be helped by the organization She was now sponserd and now she is going to school.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Polycom ORGANIZATION

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kibera, Langatta, Kenya
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