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

Hiv And Aids

HIV and Aids was a relative disesa compared to other.It was spread like wild fire. The first case of this diseas was reported in America.and in kenya was in 1981.This was reported in the early month of 1984 and by the end of that year,eight case was reported. During those days many people did not take the disease seriously even some dismissed it as a disease of white homosexual Many people did not sea it a dengerouse disease.They also did not protect themselves. This contributed to it's spreading like fire in the dry savannah. Today according to the UN AIDS world organisation reported about six million people died of AIDs in 2003. This number was the highest ever,bringing four thousand of te peole living witj virus globally It was on out that the majority of the peole infected by this scoug but when the UN AIDs world Health organization came and tought people on how to live with it.They also said that should not share thing or spread it.


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  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
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