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

My Chance Was Taken By A Care Taker

Although my chance was taken am still struggling for my future.Am someone who once had support from united kingdom {U.K} my support came through a friend i would regard to as a care taker who later stopped reaching my support to me and used all the money which was to take me to the university level for his needs and i was left hanging with a need of education.


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Individual

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an horrible story that I will remember forever
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to respect
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to individual

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This is one of 57,220 stories we've collected from people in Kenya and Uganda. We're using them to identify problems and potential solutions in local communities.
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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Kamuzinda, Masaka, Uganda
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
the wrong
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
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