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

Positive Living

Rhoda as she continue to live with positive acceptance, she said, she encourages others in small communities. I no longer dwell on my status. Rather I concentrate on living because life is life. And right now I have life TAPWAK has really changed me and brings face to face with the children whose lives are a daily Testimony of living positively with AIDS/HIV and winning. Many people who have known my status have died before me even though they were not HIV positive. They died by other means. Together with group of other women, they have formed a group called (Ngwate kwokwo) hold my hand which gives talks to HIV/AIDS in community and school.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: TAWAK

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  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem

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About This Story

  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • Location: Nyamkore, Kuria, Kenya
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