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

Good Samaritama

MY STORY IS ABUT MY BROTHER My brother was well known in the vilage,he was a person who always helped the needy when he came acrooss them,through assisting them with varioud activities such as fetching water,carring heavy laugages for them and even colecting and in return he didi not want any patment or gifts do nated by the needy because he asisted the needy.As the time went by,my brother strated cahnging competely by his physical appearence and behaviopuals the family members were real amazed by the wat he acted strange and after seeking medical care and councling we came to realise that my brother was suffering from a very danerous disease that was untraetable that is sometimes left unconscious and fall down losing gravity and shaking his body. He was not able to copmlete his education and thus dropped out when he aws in class seven.My parents started losing hope on him as the tried various hospitals here in nairobi but it was in vein.So after thereeh monhs an organization known as (REEP) admitted him to a polytechnic where he went through a course of Electronic Engineering where to good luck he was sharp and mastered that course faster.After two years of the course he wnet to Canada for the race competion and football match hey took the victory and returned back home during the holiday in august with many rewards that he was awarded and the institution was also planning to awared him cattle but no sooner we had we had my brother was dead when he was takin a shower.


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  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Butula, Busia, Kenya
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