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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:

Hiv/aids Pandemic

Many have died out of HIV and more still continue to sucum to this.This is due to ignorance and stigma. it was analyzed that many die due to stigma. The walter reed project a non-governmental organization came in and targeted a given group of people to empower them for them to empower the community.These were the youths from the age 18yrs and 35yrs.They were taught on HIV/AIDS and other sexually related tpoics.The nature of these teaching was majority to make them peer leader which was a success.The problem now crops out that those taught have not reached the community due to luck of support and materials.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Walter Reed Organization

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Sondu/kadianga, Kisumu, 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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