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

He Feeds From A Tube

Joachim Kibirige is a five year old boy who feeds from a tube, his family need was getting two air rivals to take him to India for operation.They also need money for up keep.They thus needed 15 m Ugandan shillings.A group of young cooperates under the umbrella of young professional managers association (YPMA) whose patron is Prof.Wasswa Barunywa of Makerere university got interest in Kibinge's story and started soliciting funds from within and outside the organization to help the boy.They have so far collected the required money and looking forward to top up.Thanks to this organization.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ypma

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kasubi, Kampala, Uganda
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