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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:

Hopeful Girl

In Rubaga division, there is an old woman who has grew up in a good family and all her children are good business men and ladies in kampala. But her children give her money for taking care of her self. at the end she got a certain girl whose parents where seeking help. they had no school fees but this girl wanted to finish her studies. What this grand mother did, she said i will take her of her studie, since then she is paying school fees for her from the money given to her by her children. Thank you grand mother.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Grand mother

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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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: Division, Kampala, Uganda
Map of Hopeful girl
 
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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