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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-aida Testing

I'am 18 years of age i dropped from school 2 yrs ago due to lack of fees. I went back home and decided to look for a job soa s to get money that will Educate me back to school.I started feeling exhausted expecially after hard work and decided to come back home. While at home the state worsened.I remembered having affairs with the owner of the house i was working on for i had not known any man before.I felt very bad because i could not go back to school due to sickness.Somebody met meta and introduced himself as a C.H.W in my area.She decided to take me to hospital i was HIV-Aids positive.She then encouraged me to live positive and go back to school.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: pillar project

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location:
 
This story describes a...
broad need
specific
solution
specific
problem
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
nobody
the wrong
people
the right
people
What type of change is your story about?
it requires a
continuous effort
temporary
change
lasting
change
 
 
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