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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:

Helping The Needy

I am a karamojong my mother and father left moroto along time ago.They came with me to Jinja and we have been living in Masase for the last 20 years.Life was not all that easy because getting what to eat evry day was very hard.There was an organization that visited the area where we were living,they saw the condition we were living in and registered my parents and my name in a book they were moving with.Ever since life changed we are being provided with blankets,sauce pans,domestic requirements and personally i am being educated.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Child Restoration Outreach

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • 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: 16-21 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Masese, 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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