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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:

My Life And Children

Am a widow with three children two boys and one girl.When my husband died in the beggining of 2000. I had nothing to doing in order to get food and school fees for my children. But i had my brother inlaw whom we started depending on each and every thing. He gave me a capital and i started working in the market My daughter whom is my elder child managed to finish primary seven and ordinary level of her education and is now doind a medical course in her second year in Nkozi hospital,the second borne son is in senior four and at the end of 2011 he is going to sit for his ordinary level final exams and the last one in his primary five We have been prosperous with my children by the help of my brother in law after the death of my Husband

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mukudde, Masaka, Uganda
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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