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

Father Neglection To Me

My name is Dbumba Derrick , i am a 14 year aged boy. At this time i am in S.1 , am a Ugandan by nationality in my way of life since i was borne life has been not easy for me due to the seck. I have never got any basic need from my father. My father chased my mother when she was pregnant for me. My mother went with a quality bad life but she produced me in very many problems and by the time she was leaving his uncle, she got a job and started to educate me from primary one to primary five and when i reached primary six, she apologised to the headmaster of the school to allow me to study when she is getting the money. The him agred with my mother and i went to P-7, by the time we went to my father he was harsh to us and refused to pay my school fees my paid st in pain. When i completed P-7. Ihad no hope of studying secondary minses nassali Zam took me and paid a half of my school fees but my father refused.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • 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: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Salaam Road, Kampala, Uganda
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