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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:

Economic Empowerment

I developed many problems after i have lost my husband to the side of up bringing my children the husband had left to me.I tried to struggle in ways possible to see that i survive together with my children.i do all this buying some tobbaco leaves from kalara and bring home to sell to different clients.This small money helped me alot to send my children to school.I manged to pull some up to p.7 and other i got defeated and did not proceed.Sleeping and feeding became a serious problem.Time reached and again lost 3 sons who i had put a lot of expectations and who would help me very soon. I need to madam KAFUKO as a person who helped me a lot by providing with food,clothes and iron sheet.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • 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: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sakabulo, Jinja, 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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