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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:

Know Your Hiv Status

Test and Treat like the name suggests is well known for testing and knowing one's status. One day they carried out a door to door HIV counselling and testing. They went to a commercial sex worker's home who had never tested before. They counselled her and there after she accepted to be tested. She was counselled on preventive measures and given some condoms at the end of it all. She was given all the services at no cost and her life did not remain the same. On top of that her knowledge on HIV/AIDS was increased.

Related

  • The organization most involved in what happened: Test and Treat

Events like these happen:

rarely
   
often

Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • 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: Kisenyi, Kampala, Uganda
Map of Know your HIV status
 
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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