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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:

A Positive Hand

HIV and AIDS is hitting hard in Kibera and most victims are honest good women who are respectful wives. Their husbands though are a disgrace and most women who are faithful in their marriages end up having HIV brought to the in their matrimonial home. Such women are devasted and discouraged in life and its at such moments that WOFAK, women fighting against Aids in Kenya, come out strong to give a helping hand. They encourage this women and give them all the help they need to bring their lives back to track. WOFAK has helped lots of women collect the broken pieces and continue with their lives normal and positively. WOFAK offers a positive hand to these lives

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Wofak

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Lindi, Kibera, 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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