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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 Disabled People

One in 1992, there was an extended .Family at our village which was happily indeed before the tragedy.It started by the elderson who was infected by HIV and then died with his wife and their children.After the death the elder son, his two bros started fighting for the position of being a successor then they became two enemies in the family and started killing themselves.The family was left with two who cant even help themselves coz they were disabled .These disabled people were left in middle of no where were by to survive on their own .They past through difficulties until one day an organisation came to our village and started helping them.Thanks to that N.G.O- (INTER AID) Life came hopeful to them and orphans around the village.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Inter Aid

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to respect
  • 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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kanabulemu, Rakai, 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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