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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:

Purifying Water For Rural People

People were almost dying they were moving from place to place,day and night looking for ways how they could purify their water. In Wabulenga village people were running short of purified water.tap water,well water and borehole water is contaminated and it needs to be treated before disliking people were geting sick and medical bills were expensive for them.and people could not afford to boil water every day as charcoal and firewood is expensive.There is an organization know as (BIDE)Baleoterwam Informatin and Development Empowerment brought in some solar units to solve the problem now people dont get sick because of water which is not treated.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Bauatawam Information Development Empowerment

Events like these happen:

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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 food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Wabulenga, Jinja, Uganda
 
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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