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

''how Taso Has Savd The Hiv+people''

One day,this young lady started falling sick all the time,she used to have diseases like fever,headache which weakened her body the more.One time she went to Mulago Hospital where the doctors took all the tests and later they found out that this lady was suffering from Aids.She was advised by doctors to join TASO such that she could survive. When this lady joined TASO,she was given drugs,food,such as beans,posho and rice,counselling,wher these TASO Agents used to visit this lady every after a week since she stays near the hospital. Today,this lady looks healthy and fine since she started gettign medication from TASO(Uganda,''God bless u TASO founders.''


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Taso

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: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • The storyteller cannot remember when this story took place.
  • Location: Bwaise, Kampala(bwaise), Uganda
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