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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:

Bad Luck In The World

Am Comino Lira. I did my UNEB last year in 2011 in away that I was supported by my step sister because I did not have my mother she dided in 200 and my step mother hates mi so my sister strated helping me. She took mi at kampala when I was only 5 years she was a teacher in SSAKU up to now is still here in SSAKU nut I got a boy who told mi that he was willing to support mi after S.4 and he want to my sister and he brough mi from kampala to Gulu last year but now he has failed to do so and am just looking for mi own life.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: my step sister

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, should have worked but it did not
  • This story makes me feel angry
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Ssafu, Gulu City, Uganda
Map of Bad luck in the world
 
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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