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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:

Saved By Taso

Anita was a sickly girl for all the three years that i had known her, while at school she would offely go home because she would be sick. While in S.4 , Taso visited our school for HIV testing and blood donations. Anita was tested and was found HIV positive [she told this only to me only her best friend]. She was frustrated and scared for she thought she was going to die immediately, but TASO gave her few HIV tablets, quicked and counselled her, she accepted that fate of life and accepted to live with it. Right now Anita is an accountant in one of the big schools in the country

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: TASO

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 physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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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: Ibanda, Mbaraka, Uganda
Map of SAVED BY TASO
 
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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