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

You Should Know How To Take Your Problems

A boy who stop in parmary school did not have his both parent this boy did not have any support from anyone by that type the boy strated moving in townlooking for food. This boy strated picking people's bag in town as he ran away. The boy could be beaten some bady but still he could go back and pick some so oneday he saw some man from the bank and he was looking at the man nopping so he also keep on following the man he saw when people are not looking at him he pick the bag and he strated runing away as he run away the own of the bag strated runing along following the boy as he cry in a big voice that help me so people strated runing against the boy he was found and burn to death befor he was first stone and the boy ended up died like that.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Uon

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel angry
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: For-god, Gulu City, Uganda
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