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

Living With Hiv/aids

Nkosi was a years old and lived in South Africa.His parents died of HIV/AIDS and he was left alone with his siblings.In addition,Nkosi had also HIV/AIDS.He had to do all the duties at home and even take care of his siblings every day before he went to school. However,the organisation to orphanage did not recognize this until it was noted tha Nkosi depended on ARVS for survival of his life.He hoped to live longer with his brothers until he even could get a job and uplit his younger brothers. Despite the fact that Nkosi now lived with other children in orphanage,he looked different with them since he used to advise people about HIV/AIDS and ways of preventing them in the world through mass media. He was the first person to receive an award from the HIV organisation in Britain.However,the dream of Nkosi to live longer failed since he died at the age of 12 years. The government of South America was depressed and could never forget such a brave and brilliant child in their life.Until now Nkosi is being remembered for his achievements he had done.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Unnamed Organization

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  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: Under 16 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Johanesberg, Joharnesberg, South Africa
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