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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:

Care For Hiv Positive Patients

When i realised that i was HIV positive, i was so warried. I was almost about to commit suicide but i had a relative in kampala who heard about it and came to my rescue. She brought me to her home and took me to mildmay centre where i received help through counselling, support and spiritual teaching. I'm now happy together with other people i found there due to the good care we are given.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Mildmay

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • 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: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Bukatira, Luwero, Uganda
Map of Care for HIV Positive Patients
 
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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