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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:

He Ruined Our Future

In 2008, I was supposed to sit for my senior four UNEB examinations, but I never did this is because our headmaster ran away with our fees for registration. At the day of the first exam we waited ready for it but all in vain because it was not brought. We then went to the office of the deputy of academics who then contacted UNEB and the feedback was that they never received our money for registration, they tried to trace our headmaster but all in vain, till now he has never been found, those of us who were able to sit exams next year (2009) sat and some friends who lost moral never continued with school.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: INDIVIDUAL

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel angry
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Katooke, Mbarara, Uganda
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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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