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


My name is WILLIAM WANDA.I am fourteen years old.I learnt at mathare 4 A primary school.That is where i get my education for my feature life cooming soon.I am in std 6.But i have some problems most at school and even at home.I have a single parent who is mother Jane mai.My fathe died when i was a very little child five years old.But i can't remember many more about him because it was along time ago.So,my mother is my father and my mother.She is the one who can feed me,give me clothes and take me to hospital when i am sick.She don't have a good job.She always do unfortune work(kibarua) in Eastliegh.The problem i have at school is money for tutoin for me.She don't have money to for me .I always chased away by my teacher because of that. At home when i want to do my homework which i have given by my teacher there is no light .We don't have an electricity power because we live in a mathere street houses


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  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Mathare No 10, Nairobi, Kenya
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