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

The Right Education

When Silas had finished his secondary school, he passed highly and was among the best students in the country. After Silas was enrolled in one of the best Universities, he always remembered Eshimuli for giving him the second chance to further his education, achieve the unthinkable snd be the best of the best, now a role model at his community and is a champion at whatever he does in life.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Ekwanda, Kakamega, Kenya
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
the wrong
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
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