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

A Red Letter Day

Once their live a very poor man in Accra. He was very old as an Elephant. The man was not able to do any work.It was because he was staying alone.Their were some people who disliked him because he was not able to fee himself. He was living in a very small hut next to the river.Most of the people wanted to kill them but they could not. The man was serviving by the fish which were near around a lake. The breeze was very cold that he could not servive longer. As he was their he was waiting for his death. He tried what he can to live longer.By bad lack he died without knowing. That was hen the people became more happy in the town of Accra.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Kebera Bombolulu, Nairobi, Kenya
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