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

The Saviour Of My Life

My Name is Nampijja Ruth a Ugandan girl by nationality.During my primary seven holiday i was home when Mr.Bugembe Medi came at our home and he told my parents that he had formed a project and he would like me to join. The project pay half of the school fees of it's members.When my parents saw that it could help them they agreed and i joined the project of mr.Bugembe Medi.Mr. Bugembe be has helped me a lot during my secondary level because he pays half of my schools which helps me continue even if my parents have got loss money.Mr Bugembe has mostly helped me this year because my mother was sick and most of the money was spent on my mother so when he had of that he decided to help me during my school fees.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Katwe, Kampala, Uganda
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