Irene went to kagulu village to continue with her follow up on the women who gave birth and those that are still pregnant to advise them on hygiene,proper breast feeding and checking on the general health of the baby and mother.
Irene moved to several homes advising mothers on there general hygiene and Irene also moved checking on the vegetable gardens in several homes.
During her follow up Irene reached zamina’s home one of the mothers still pregnant but has been taking the maternal lessons who asked Irene to help give her a mama kit because she had tried to raise money to buy herself the mama kit from the shops but one of her children fell sick so she decided to spend the little Money she had saved.
Irene continued to move, she got to kauthara’s home who had her child a month ago but got an infection so she decided to go back to the hospital where she delivered from and she was treated so she was grateful for the health lessons because had it been the previous days she would thinks it witchcraft from her co-wife.
Irene moved to several homes with mothers asking her to make a recap of her family planning lesson because they now know the value of having few and planned children a lesson they have learnt after taking the health lessons and the lock down stress of sustaining a home.
Lesson Use Examples
Yes, several members are taking up health services as the solution to their illness instead of spending lots of money to witch doctors.
2020-10-23 - Purpose: Irene will be making a recap of the family planning lesson as requested by the community members.
Kauthara got an infection after child birth but with the knowledge she got during the health lessons she went to the hospital for medication instead of thinking it’s witchcraft and spending her money to the witch doctors as several people suggested.
Program Critical Needs
Improved health of several homes with small. Vegetable gardens as a way to improve their health.
Other Program Observations
Stoves in kagulu are well smeared and maintained.
Program Expected Of Village
Mobilize the community members for the next meeting
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
Prepare the next lesson and call the village for the next visit.
Kagulu: Kauthara had her baby but had an infection later for which she is receiving medication and is now feeling fair.
Kagulu: Shamim a mother of 3 is grateful for the mama kit given.