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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:

Help For People

I was a worker at a certain bar and my boss was supposed to pay me 2500/= a day but she used to give me 1000/= and she remained with 1500/= each day. After one and a half month she forced me to get out of her bar and staid with my clothes even without paying me but I slaped her and we where taken to the police station for better information. The woman said that she used to pay me all the money daily the police did not help me and it did nothing but their was a woman who help me to. offer me with some money for transporting back to my home.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: POLICE

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 security
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Nakailil, Busia, Uganda
Map of HELP FOR PEOPLE
 
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