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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:

Orphaned Due To Aids

HIV infection among my people is at a high rate even after millions of shillings have been spend in creation of awareness and controlling its infection. Few years ago,a neighbour lost her husband due to the disease and after some time she also passed on since she had also been infected.The couple left behind three children which were still in school.Many people in there family had died including grandparents,uncles and some aunts. The children were taken to the children home to be taken care of yet at home they left a large piece of land and cattle that had been owned by their parents. These resources were to be hired to people in order to take care of the children school fees but their arrogant aunt used them for his own benefit.This children are getting help from the children home and they are not gating any benefit from their wealth left to them by their parents. The other people in the village are also at a risk of leaving their children in such a state since most of are not in a good shape and are not ready to accept their status. They don't believe AIDS is real.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Alberto divine providence home

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Bukhulunya, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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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