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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:

The Strength Of Forgiving

An information Technology(IT) student was cleaning her sandals on the verandah of the second floor in the students main hostel at muteesa I Royal university(MRU). It so happened that the miss tresher of that year was hurrying to get to the freshers ball when the student who was cleaning her sandals poured dirty water and unfortunately the miss fresher was in the direction of the water, she got dirty and all her water faded she felt like collapsing from there, because she just a few steps to the red-carpet. The student who poured the water pleaded for forgiveness and claimed that because she was the out goung miss fresher ahe could let her put on her dress so as to compensate.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Masaka, Uganda
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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