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

Be Always Helpful

There was a time when we were affcted by the war in Northern Uganda, The LRA rebbies came at night and killed my father and mother and left us children one of my Uncles was also arrested.This burn down all our properties like house and food in the granary and left with nothing then call Norway green Refugee cousel came to our rescue. They earned us away room that place they provide us with basic needs materials such as blanket,clothes,food,sauspan and lends for and took us to the nearby camp they went ahead and saved my younger sister a tailoring machine which she sometime started earning some money to take care ofher young brothers.which changed her life cause she tought at first that it was the end of life they give her hope.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: NRC Norwaygreen refugee camp

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Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to my family

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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: Laliya, Gulu, Uganda
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