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

Unexpected Always Happens

There lived people from abroad who came to our country. This people decided taht they would help those people who had droped out of school because of pregnant. The girls inthe village who had dropped out of school were organized and they were gathered in the same room to be guided.So i was one to lead them.Those girls were provided with everything needed. They were taught how to make clothes tailoring and other courses)It wass like an orphanage, so those white people from abroad were providing them with money I took no responsibilities of helping those illeterate girls in the community.After two to three years those girls had alot of skills about so many things,jobs and eeven ethnic in their community. After here the girls were to be employed in different locations to work, they helped their parents, build up their villagea nd even others were to educattheir friends about the same thingthen from that i learned unexpected always happens.


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  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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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: Kisa Village, Kakamega, Kenya
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