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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:

Being Free Positive People

Namata Fatuma has 6 children, two of them are boys the rest are girls.She is Hiv positive and also the five children positive.She joined Mulago Taso and says the organization has helped her so much.''I couldnt know that i was infected by the Hiv if it wasn't this organization and had i known before my children couldnt have got the virus''. says Fatuma. TASO has given us drugs, food and counseling.I used to worry so much but after getting to know that being Hiv positive isn't the end of life.I and my children have been able to look after ourselves according to what doctors tell us and no on can believe that we are Hiv positive.I thank this organization for the great job it h as done and is still doing to us and the world at large.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: TASO

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 knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Nabweru, Kampala, Uganda
 
This story describes a...
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social
relations
economic
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well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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