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

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Petter wakabi also said that he stopped in s.2because parents had no money.He added that his parents faced many big challenges including the prolonged sickness of the father.Latter the father died and wakabi's hope of going back continued to disappear. He had a small garden where he grew some maize after school.After harvesting and selling of the maize,he had an idea of buying a camera and become a camera man but still the money was not enough. He explained this need to a friend who later decided to give him the balance for the camera. Now,he(petter)is having his own smalls studio in mpumudde.He said that,he had got stack but a friend pulled him from the rope because he had no other hope.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individuals

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  • This story relates to physical needs
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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: Mpumudde, Jinja, Uganda
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