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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:

Relatives Pay School Dues

My mother passed away when i was 5years and my sister was 3years old,our dad was so poor because he did not have a job and so mum was the breadwinner he4r sudden death brought misery and total suffering to me, my sister and my dad. Dad failed to raise enough money to sustain us at home and also pay school fees and due to that we spent 3 years with out going to school.One time our uncle Busco and our aunt Evelyn came to visit us and they leart of the situation,they felt so sorry to us took us to their homes and started paying our school does,provided all the life necessities.We are now living a happy life and we are both in senior one at Kololo high school

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  • 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: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Wobulenzi, Luweero, Uganda
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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bad idea
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succeeded
 
 
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