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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:

Uniting Women To Develop

Unity is strength and united we stand but divided we fall. s the saying say that united their is little we cannot do but but divided their is little we can do, the women of kisekendu recognised the above saying and organized for their unity. They formed an organization called Mwapa which helps in uniting them during times of trouble like when one looses a family member the organization is in charge of the funeral service. The organization also encouraged cash round among themselves to help each other in raising large amounts of money to do bigger developments.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mwapa

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Kisekende, Mubende, Uganda
 
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