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

Father's Neglection To Me.

My names a'm LUBEGA MICHAEL,A'm a boy aged of 13 years and by this time a'm in S.1,a'm a ugandan by nationality.In my way of life sina i was bone, life has been not easy on my side due to the sec.That i have never got any basic need from my father.My father chased my mother when the was prignant of me,my mather went with aquality bad, life but provided me in very many problems and by, that time she was leaving with his uncle, she got a job and started to educate me from primary one to promary five and when she reached to primary six, she was appologized to the head of the school to study, when is getting the money the HIM allowed and went to P.7 by the time whenever we went to my father he was harsh to us and refused to pay i had no hope at studying secondary but a man called Bugembe mendi took me and pays a half of my fees but my father i fall for your help in my STUDIES,GOD BLESS YOU.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • 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
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

About the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project

This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
Learn more about the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.

About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Salama.r.d Kojovo, Kampala, Uganda
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
the wrong
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
Give Now

Help Us Expand the GlobalGiving Storytelling Program

You can support our efforts to create an online DIY toolkit for collecting and analyzing community
feedback by making a donation to GlobalGiving's Innovation Fund.

Collect Stories from Your Community - DIY Toolkit (Offline Version)

Download, print, and distribute the GlobalGiving Storytelling Form (PDF) to start collecting community feedback.

Once you have collected stories, we would love to work with you to transcribe them into our online database for analysis. Please contact Britt Lake at .

Portions of this framework are licensed from Cognitive Edge. For more information see
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.