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

The Burden Of Aids To Society

My name is Stella Moraa. I am 13 years old. I lost both my parents 7 years ago. I have had a very trying moment together with my sibling called Rose, with whom in 2008 we joined orphans child care home in Kakamega central district. This home took us after my uncle John who was our guardian after the dismise of our parents could not afford to take care of all his children(6) and us.(After we were taken by this home only this year this same uncle succumbed to death). The home has been supporting us with basic needs including food , accommodation and education. I am now in standard six and i believe i will be able to achieve my dreams in life of being a surgeon whose desire will largely be to help the disadvantaged in society

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Orphans Child Care Home

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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Khayega, Kakamega East, Kenya
 
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