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

Warking Around Our Home

One day I was at home then I saw some two boys warking around our home. Those two boys were loitering finding some money to save their life One of that he was a student of maono Education center. That was finding money for afanenry to go to mombasa. then a found that boy on our door their. he told his problem. how he is going in is Education. He told many stories how Education pushing In their school. their school is at Langata grounds near prison. that School Is very in education but they sending students home. That was I found that boy he told Pleace save, then I give 3,000 shillings to go to shool to study.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kibera Sokoni, Nairobi, Kenya
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