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

Character Can Be Changed

People try to define the word character but what is the simple definition of the term ? Character is doing what is right when no one is watching. Sometimes back in a village of upper hils, there was a humbled family that wouldn't cater for the family basic needs. The family comprised of parents and two daughters. These two sisters were beautiful to behold and very bright in academic. In the neighborhood there was a rich man who could not keep up seeing these angels excel in academics while his were not perfoming weel. He did all he could to make them fail but he wasn't successfull. The man used to quarell with his humbled family each day. Fortunately he did not suceed in his scheme. On the other hand the two ladies excelled and became successful ladies in the community. Something interesting ,the two siblings made efforts to ensure that this man changed from his behaviour. They repaid good for bad till the man was converted and became helpful and loving to anyone. To this day ,he is the chief of the location and he is the most loved.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Embali, Kakamega, Kenya
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