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

Hiv/aids

In kakamega county Lugari District in Muzembe ara, a youth known asJapheth Lunai was looked down upon by his peers after he was forced to drop out of secondary school as a result of his status of HIV/AIDS was disclosed .He struggled with life until when HIV/AIDS project was implemented in the area .He embraced the training on HIV/AIDS,volunteered in every training and awareness programme .He later was taken in the programme as a youth counsellor .He worked tirelessly and helped most infected people to live positively and affected people particularly youth to encourage each other .He was then an example to the community and a role model .His struggles in the year 2007 is now burned and he is now having a better life.

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  • The organization most involved in what happened: Kazi Mashambani Develoipment Project(Kamadep)

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to A PERSON

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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: Musembe, Lugari, Kenya
 
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