Irene went to Budumba village to meet the village leaders and a few community members to re introduce the health lessons since she had put this village on hold so as to concentrate in a few villages at a time.
The chairman welcomed Irene to their village and thanked kibo for the continuous support towards the development of their village. He also thanked the community members for their continued turn up every time they are called. He then asked Irene to take up the meeting.
Irene started by thanking the community members for their commitment and welcoming kibo programs to their villages, thanked the members for their turn up. she asked the members to give some of the lessons covered before the break.
The members mentioned some of the lessons like personal hygiene,nutrition, oral care and STDs/HIV/ AIDS being the last lesson covered. Irene then went on to make a review of the causes, mode of spread,prevention and lifetime treatment for HIV/AIDS encouraging the members to go for testing so as one is aware of their status and if positive to adhere on drugs so as to live longer.
Irene then informed the members that she will be making another trip the next week for another lesson.
Lesson Use Examples
Yes, Otis says he has taken his wives for an HIV test which changed their lifestyle.
2020-10-21 - Purpose: Irene will be teaching about childhood illnesses basically teaching about pneumonia causes,signs and symptoms,prevention and treatment.
Otim’s second wife says the first personal hygiene lesson taught has helped her improve her family hygiene and getting rid of the diarrheal diseases in her home
Program Critical Needs
Reaching out by the community members to clarify on urgent health issues that affect them after lessons.
Other Program Observations
The borehole drilled in Budumba village is well fenced, cleaned,and well maintained.
Program Expected Of Village
Mobilize community members to come for the next meeting.
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
Prepare the next lesson and call the village for the next meeting.
Budumba: Irene meeting some of the members and Local leaders of budumba village about the health education lessons.