Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Change The People Around You

There was a team of workers for WHO who came to our village kachen sub county in moroto district they were looking for individual in need to help in promoting health sector which was advertised by world health organisation then one day since i was well known that village the LCI approached me and told me you are blessed there is something for you to do it changed my life since i was give some token of appreciation form that small work which i used for catering for my Brothers and sisters at home with necessities such as food beddings since that time in karamoda there was high outbreak of calamities like draught and by that time there was no money form my parent.The W.H.O help my family so much and due to that i attained experience in health promotions and teaching my neighbours who could not have health hazzards use suffers from diseases associated with sanitation when helped in improving the sanitation of the place.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: world health organisation

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kotido, Moroto, Uganda
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