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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

This is a story about a woman who was severely affected by a pandemic HIV/AIDS she was facing difficulties i.e is such as luck of funds, depression. She was feared in her community because of her disease. this brought even enemity between and her members of her community Her husband Kizito kept beating her and calling her various unneccesary names such as prostitute she faced hatred even among hios children who even perported to abandon their home because of her ill health. The HIV/AIDS made her weak and eventually she died and was buried gracefully but her family members were not close to her they even absconded her burial ceremony and went away to a far away land never to be seen again. Her matrimonial house was set ablaze and all her things burnt up and went into flames. This story creates a valid description of a modern society of strife and hatred between family members which creates enmity.

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that will never work
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Kondele, Kisumu, Kenya
 
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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