The Poor Family

By Irene A. (Form 1) Once upon a time there was widow who live near the river. She had three children- one son and two daughters. Her husband died a long time ago in an accident, so the woman remained alone with her three children. She took

October 15th, 2019|

This Was Our World

By Brenda N. (Form 2) Being the only girl in the family, her father really loved her. She was not only beautiful but also clever. She made us laugh with the way she used to compete with her brothers in almost everything, she was a very joyful

August 21st, 2019|

A Brutal Experience

By Martha O. (Form 2) I went upcountry to visit my grandmother for the holidays. As usual, my cousins and I got so excited when it was time to go fetch firewood. We loved telling stories as we fetched the wood. As soon as we got there

August 21st, 2019|

Dear future Dora at the World Bank

By Dora (Form 2) Dear Future Dora at The World Bank, How was life in university? What does it feel like to be a high school graduate? What exactly drove you to be the person you are right now? I hope you are moving on so well,

December 20th, 2018|

A Brutal Experience

By Martha O.  It was late in the evening, my mother had arrived home from the market. She called and told me she wanted to send me to my grandmother. Upon hearing this, I was very happy because for a long time I had not seen my

November 12th, 2018|


By Christine M. (Form 4) Heroism has nothing to do with skin colour or social status. It is a state of mind and a willingness to act for what is right and just. Knowing what you need to know actually drives out fear. For one to change

October 11th, 2018|

The Worst Day Of My Life

By Anita K. (Form 1) I was on my last holiday.  I was looking for water along a river. I walked for a long time without getting water because there was no rain. On the way, I met my friend looking for firewood. I greeted him and

September 6th, 2018|

The Mountain

By Christine C. (Form 3) Once upon a time, there lived three siblings, Steve, Geoffrey, and Anita. They lived alone in the small village of Karas after losing their parents in a road accident. Though Anita was a small girl and the last born of her family,

August 27th, 2018|

A Brutal Experience

By Martha A. (Form 1) Once upon a time, there lived a girl in a certain village. One day, she was asked by her grandmother to go and fetch firewood in the nearest forest. Her grandmother advised her to take extreme care of herself. She tiptoed slowly

July 19th, 2018|

Riches Can’t Buy Parents Love

By Zeituna A. (Form 2) “Daddy, daddy I had something, could you…” The father would retort, “No, I am sorry dear. I have a meeting to attend. I am busy right now.” “Mom, could you please…” “Ohhh! I am so so sorry but right now I am

November 17th, 2017|
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