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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:

From The Street To School

During a field visit i found an organisation creating awareness in the community where they were refferign people to platform for Labour Action. A 10 year old girl was forced to vend food stuffs by the mother.The girl said she always faced people who constantly wanted to sexually exploit her for money.The child retreated and cacooned herself for fear not being able to work thus not earning for food.Teh child was taken through councelling as well as her mother.The child was taken to school and she feels good that she has hope for life.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Makindye Kabalagala Kikukamutwe Zone, Kampala, 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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