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

He Who Has Travelled The Road Know Where The Big Hous Are

Magoba is a rich man who now lives in Kampala city. his life history has not been easy, he compares his life to that of Napolean, He grew up in a poor family and only saw six chalk boards. He later went in aneighbouring town where he did any work that he could come across. Magoba Accumulated some little capital and made a shop for clothes, He developed slowly by slowly to the level he is now.basing on the challenges he saw in life. He has started a loan scheme at the local level purpsely to help young people get capital to start their own businesses. He gives capital at zero interest rate, they leave behind security half of the amount they get, this is because the youth dont even have security items.Many people and the government appreciate the service of Magoba.


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  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • What happened in the story relates to individual

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Kirinya, Masaka, Uganda
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