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

Cancer Of The Child

The plight of hundreds of thousands of parents who end up at KNH with their children every year after many months, of poor treatment in smaller hospitals in rural areas. Due to the lack of facilities and well trained health staff, cancer cases are not detected early. They are left to faster until it is too late. The disease surely affects the young people and at a faster rate. The coming on borde by Hope for Cancer Kids (HCK) a charitable organization that offers psychosocial support to affected families. The organization being here make more cope with the condition as others get helped earlier hence the removal of the cancer while still yong. There support has highly been appreciated and still welcomed.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Hope For Cancer Kids

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: K.n.h, Nairobi, Kenya
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