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

When Kindness Happens Only Where Its Supposed To

Teogene is anorphan who now leaves with Abdu one of the citizens in Katwe village.This young boy did not get chance to see his parents th mother didnot know exactly who the father of the son was because he was a well known prostitute,the mother died when Teogene was only a year old.Teogene lived with a neighbour until the age of five,the neighbour got fed up of the boy as the village people said the boy was a thief .At the age of five the boy started wondreing on streets o Katwe.Hajji Abdul found the kid on street and took him to home he groomed him and took him to school The boy started school and studed up to primary seven,he joined a guarage and qualified as a mechanic.Right as he talks is a responsible person with a wife and one kid.Where ever he goes he talks about Hajji Adul his personal saviour


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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  • What happened in the story relates to individual

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Katwe, Masaka, Uganda
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