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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:

Embezzlement Of Funds

We had a women development group at church and used to save some money every Sunday. Time came and we needed to come up with some income generating activity such that we could make some profits from savings. Our team leaders wrote a proposal and a certain organisation accepted to fund us. When the recieved the money instead of using it for what they requested it for, they even used it for their own businesses without even informing the group members about

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: EADEN

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Bukatira, Luwero, Uganda
Map of Embezzlement of funds
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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