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

Experimenting Solutions To Meanness

A story of a man who was so mean that he can't spend on any lady whatsoever the case and has led to the breakage of many relationship. Time came when he had realised his only mistakes and were served African tea in big cups, while dating the lady, his tea got clouded due to the cooling hammer the lady was taking hers bit by bit. He was then asked to take his and just once a mouthful and was thoroughly burnt, fortunately he had accept and spit every thing into the inner coat pocket although the eyes shedded some tears But being wise as he was when asked he replied taking like this reminds me of my mother who dies sometimes back me used to sit like this and even talk exactly as me are doing now'' the lady fell very pity for him. He was just crying because the tea burnt him


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel happy
  • This story makes me feel indifferent
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I heard what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to friends

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Boudege, Gulu, Uganda
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