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Kitovu Diosece In Fight For Hiv

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of KITOVU DIOSECE IN FIGHT FOR HIV Due to the number of HIV/AIDS cases at Kitovu hospital, Kitovu Diosece thought it wise to form an organisation to adress this Kitovu Home Mobile care was formed, and its aim was to help the orphans whose parents died of AIDS. This organisation provided free education to those children at all levels Kitovu Home mobile care also provides ARVs to AIDS patients to reduce on its rapid multiplication. it also have prevent - mother- to child transmission to save the young generation from this rampage. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rapid, child, number, save, education children


By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of RESPECT It was on 15th December where I woke very early in the morning I prepared myself redy to go to the market. Unfortunately as was on the road I met avery old women who carrying a very burdens. I tried to talk to her and asked her she needed my help she told me please my child help me if you can. Surely it was relly touching and very sand. I took the burdens which she was carrying and even she asked me to help with something to eat. I took the women at our home I gave her something to eat and gave her bus fare. She thanked me very much and told me to be blessed. Soon at the same day I saw god'ss blessing I had no other money to use and even I had no food at the night but God provided me. Read more.
Related to project keywords: december, prepared, child, night, needed

Old But Couragious

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of OLD BUT COURAGIOUS A servant put his life at risk just to save the car of his Employers car. It was late at night and there were no electricity so the night was dark that the light you could see were from the flying insects. An eighty year old man was awake at the time when the thieves find their way in their compound. They had master keys and the mission for the night was to drive away the car. When they were about to achieve this old man jump out of the bed and started to shout 'oyour" luo word to mean help! help! In a matter of minute the thieves jump out of the car and ran away then the next thing was neighbours called the police. It was a huge stape the old man to do this on behalf of his employer. This gentleman was a hero to his boss who thank him publicly for helping him to save his car. Read more.
Related to project keywords: risk, just, thank, save, night

The Hyena's Prey

By a male, under 16 years old, in Tranzoia, Kenya
Map of The Hyena's prey Agala, the old man and this equally old wife, Ganda, lived by a river bank in a little hut that was plestered with grey river clay and hatched with dry bulshes. The old woman had a shall graden near their hust which she werered with rive water and in which she grew different kind of grain and vegetable itagala had a bow some errow have negative that the old couple had squirels one would have negned that the old couple had everything they needed and that they were a happy couple however this was not so the old couple were very sad because they had never had what they wanted most a child Ganda was the sadder of the two since her husband being ened that it was entirely her fault that they had so childrenhe treated her unkindly he often shouted at her and always pretended that her there was something wrong with everything she cooked if she carefully prepared his favourite dish pounded pumkin with stew caterpilars he would say that the pumkin was watery and the caterpilers tested if she made millett meal he would complain that niller meal he would complaine that millet gave him a stomach ache and asit her why she did not make pounded pumkin like the previous day this frustated ganda very much. Read more.
Related to project keywords: prepared, child, two, needed, day

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