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

Loving The Unloved

I have a problem of eye deafect and i got this in primary four but i managed to sit for primary seven and i got good results.By the time i joined senior one i had also got a problem of ulcers.These two problems made my education difficult because i never concentrated on studies since i was not able to see properly despite the fact that i had spects and i felt so much stomach pain more especialy when i had spent some hours without eating.My father din't mind my disorders and he just gave a condition that if i do not get either a first or a second grade he will not pay for me school fees any more.I sat for senior four exams and i did not get any of the grades he wanted me to get but i got a third grade instead.My father got annoyed because of the grade i had got and he decided not to pay for me school fees.My uncle was not pleased with my fathers ' idea of refusing to pay for me school fees and he decided to for me school fees and i now joined the Advanced level of education level of education by the help of my uncle but i steel have a problem of eye deafect and ulcers.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kakyeka, Mbarara, Uganda
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