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

Room Offer

He said that i had the willingness to help the orphans and those who had lost hope of going back school especially primary.On the little knowledge and skill i acquired from Y.M.C.A Jinja,i had the willingness to support them with some books,pencils and pens to stay in schools.One day i requested one of the community members a room she was not using but when i explained her all my intentions ,she just gave me a room to be used freely till when i will get my place where my work will be operated. I used the room very well and many children who had lost hope are now in school.It was late terned to a C.B.O called twekembe charitable foundation and the chance of expansion are becoming wider.He thank the lady for offering him a free room.


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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to knowledge

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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: Kitovu Kisenyi, Jinja, Uganda
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