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

Plan Uganda Helped A Family.

There lived a family with seven members.The father and mother had five children.The oldest child was a girl called suzan,the parents had HIV/AIDS,the children were also born with the disease.The family was very poor,the father died first without leaving money to help the family.The mother sold all domestic animals with some pieces of land to get money to pay school fees for the children and treatment.Time reached when the money was over and nothing was left to sell to get money. Suzan then was helped by a woman from plan Uganda to live streets.So Suzan and her siblings were helped by plan Uganda to complete their studies.They were given food,shelter,all the scholastic materials by plan Uganda. After studying,Suzan joined the plan Uganda to help other needy children and people.Now Suzan and her siblings are living a better live with plan Uganda support.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: MAKIRANDA ALICE

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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to creativity
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Kisaaaki, Kampala, Uganda
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