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

Help Someone Who Is In Need

a man who was affected by HIV AIDS. He has five children and their mother but when they want to the Hospital the found that the woman was not affected is only the man so what happen was that the woman refuse the children to take care of teir father. The mother could tell the children that did not wash his clothes, didn't give him food, didn't do for him anything because if you do it you will also be affected like him didn't ever sit near him. So what happen is that to man strated feeling very bad and now people near their home reported what was happening to the Uganda AIDS commission so tey come and the woman was taken to the police but man was not feeling good. Oneday the man disappear from and he was found death after a full week the children are support by the (UAC) and woman is now death.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Uganda AIDs commission

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel frustrated
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I heard what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: For-god, Gulu City, Uganda
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