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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:

Bringing Hope

When my daughter leant that she was HIV/AIDs positive, she was really stressed up. She felt like her world had come to an end and there was no future for her. She separated herself from people including her familly and sat alone thinking about so many things I believe she was regretting of her actions but I started to encourage and tell her that the past is gone and he had to press on to the future. I told her no matter what happened, her future was still bright if only she could overcome fear and shame and face life boldly. I rfrequently embraced her and showed so much love including buying her gifts and taking her out and today I have put her own ARV drugs and she is really confident of herself.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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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: Burumba, Busia, Kenya
Map of BRINGING HOPE
 
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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Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see www.sensemaker-suite.com