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

Aim Higher Always

I was a busines woman who lives in pader district i used to trade in food items but those money could not sustain my family cause i used to bave a large family and my husband passed away. One day out local leaders in the village gathered widows and told us to form groups in our village,i had there was an NGO called NAADS who were giving loans i was so happy i knew there would be a good oppurtuniity to me they gave us money and they told us to start a new business of rearing goats in a group of 10 people by God's grace we manage our business so well that our goats multiplied that gave much profit out of of the project that help me start a side business beside that project were farming ground nuts, that made me sucessful. Because of NAAD am so grateful because that changed me and the people around me.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: NAADS

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea, worked somewhat
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place less than 2 months ago
  • Location: Patruso, Pader, Uganda
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