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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 And Death

One day, the girl called madline fell in love with me.I decided to love her but we did not go for Hiv testing. one time she told me she was pregnant and i asked her to make an arbortion.She told me she feared death and she said she wanted to kill her self.One Time she told a lady from marie stopes who couselled her to keep the pregnancy and promised to support her with what she needs to give birth.Today she has a nice baby and i gave her my name but i fear that her parents will put me in prison if they know i did this.however i thank mariestopes

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Marie Stopes

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • This story relates to fun
  • This story relates to fun
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Karempe, Kampala, Uganda
Map of Life and Death
 
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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