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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:

Life A Journey

I grew up with my brothers and sisters without our mother or father because they seperated an I was not respecting my elder brother, I always want to do whatever I want at any time. However much my brother tried to me in a good way, I ignored them. I decided to join clicks of girls who have left school what they do is drinking and going for disco and were renting their own room. My brother to the matter to police and we were arrested but later they released other friends of mine and I remained in prison for four months. Since they I have changed and am now in school I want to first finished my study and see what will come later.

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 family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I helped make the story happen
  • 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 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Gulu Municipality, Gulu, Uganda
Map of Life a journey
 
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