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

The Secrecy Of Arvs

Nathan has not spent more than four years in marnage life. But he seams to be exhausted of it. His body has become so weak ad he is seen to be physically unsober. His wife keeps on complaining that Nathan has lost alot of weight and is coughing persistently. She urges that Nathan should be taken to the hospital. However Nathan is not willing. My father, being a hospitable man decided to approach him and ask him what the problem was. Nathan testified that he was HIV positive and he feared the shame. My father told him the importance of not fearing and how to strengthen immunity using ARVS. Nathan with no doubt revealed this to her wife and told her on how to put up using ARVS. He told her he was told they were to report on a testing guidance and couselling centre as a couple. since the first time he used ARVs Nathan's health have improved favourable and os just a youthful as the other members of the community


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • I saw what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sagana Village, Murang'a, Kenya
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