Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

How Uyes Has Tried To Help The Youths In Kawempe Division

Uyes is one of the empowerment schemes which has tried to help the youths in a number of ways it has provided youth friendly services such as condom education and distibution, voluntary counselling and testing for STDs and STIs such as sphilis, Aids,Gonorrihea. It has empowered the youth on how to do reseach work camp, information dissemination which has enabled the youth to learn more. Economic empowerment training and this helped the youth to learn income generating income such as vocational work like knitting, talioring, engineering.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Uyes

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Kawempe, Kawempe(kampala), Uganda
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