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

Fake Ngos

Some time people use your situation to improve their life, they disguise themselves in the name of NGOs it happen to me some fake NGO come in the name of "Bob montoo" meaning tent for the widow. They established their office which was at the same time their living room among others. They said, they want to help ophans and registered each ophan is 20,000UG and when tha child enter the system they will pay that child up to university here. I struggle got the money from village SACCO and paid the money for my four grand children again they said child are many they need 60,000 per child i gain did in total i paid 240,000 after two days the office was closed and they were no where to be seen. Somany people gathered infront of their office they were gone. But later They were found and arested by police.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Bolo montoo

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a bad idea that worked despite itself
  • This story makes me feel disappointed
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • I saw 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: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Pece, Gulu, Uganda
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