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

Job Problem

One day a friend of mine asked me " how do i get a job?" i answered him with a question."how do you catch a fish" He told me stop joking! i'am unemployed, i need a job and you are just bringing in fish issue. I told him i was was not joking to ask a cash you need to go in a boat head out for open waters and throw the baid you will catch a fish.Go where the job are put in your appilications or put adverts in the papers to let people know you are available. You will eventually get a job.He did so and in the next few months he had a good advise changed his life.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Kujjabwemi, Makueni, Uganda
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