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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:

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There was an orphan girl in our community whose parents died when she was still young.she grew up with her aunt and started school.but her aunt was always torturing her she could give her a lot of work to do and she was always isolated from the rest of the children. She was removed./stopped from schooling when she was in primary five and she had to do housework.The other children went to good boarding schools and they left all the work at home to the girl. After along time she was completely fade up with situation and decided to run away from home to the street.where she suffered a lot because she lacked food and shelter.One time a rich man met her and decided to her to his home.She put her in school and she completed her university.She is now working and she is married.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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 saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kachera, Rakai, 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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