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

Life Is Not Constant

OCOBO(orphans community based organisation) This is an organisation which has done a great role to help orphans in Uganda. This organisation helped many people in Lyontonde district that si to say, that there was a girl in Kijukizo Village who was an orphan and she lived with her young sisters. This girl had to care for her young sisters which was a very big barden to her. One day, this organisation came in and helped her to look after her young sisters and they all were taken to school thing like the clothes, matresses, cow for milk, shelter and many things which changed them into agood life.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Ocobo

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kijukizo, Lyontonde, Uganda
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