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

No More Embarashment

My husband left me togethe with my 5 children in the house in town where we were renting at 150,000/= monthly, he went and married another woman and abandoned us being a dependant woman I was realy hard I tried reporting to police but all didn't work well, one time my friend came to visit me and I told her my situation, the advise to me was to stop renting that house which was expensive to a cheaper house and I did as she said, she even gave me 50,000/= to start business of selling cassava because have have experience she has done it for long. As per now I don't embarrash my selve looking after the monster amy more, I can feed my family on that business rent house even school fees of my children among others.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individuals

Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to respect
  • I helped make the story happen
  • What happened in the story relates to myself

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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: Kirombe, Gulu, Uganda
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