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


All the villagers had gathered at Milio market. this day had been set to talk about HIV /AIDS.The area health officer addressed people much about the disease ie this disease is a viral disease and has no cure.This disease can pass from one person to another through blood transfusion if not screened mother to child through breast milk. Sharing sharp objects,deep kissing,open wound and unprotected sex. The disease weakens the the body immunity thus unable to fight diseases. At early stage,no disease is seen.This is window stage. In Assymptomatic stage, the disease is seen but no visible sins.In symptomatc,signs show.Lastly full blown AIDS the body immunity is not able to resist diseases. When one is found with ,he or she should avoid the above ways to keep away reinfection. One can also keep hiself healthy by eating a balanced diet doing exercises and visiting counselling centers for advise to live positively.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story

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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Elwesero, Kakamega Central, Kenya
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