Life Skills Education and Counseling - Bukhudumira - Bukhudumira Primary School - Namutumba

Visit by Manuela Ongyera on 2020-11-23

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Created by
Manuela Ongyera
Created date
2020-11-24 08:12:12 UTC
Modified by
Manuela Ongyera
Modified date
2020-11-24 12:40:11 UTC
Trip Time
10:21-17:20 (6 h 59 m)
Village Time
12:35-15:08 (2 h 33 m)
Travel Time
4 h 26 m

Life Skills Education and Counseling community lesson

Bukhudumira Primary School 
Lesson Taught
Gender and Culture 
Girls Attended
Boys Attended
Total Student Attendance
Teachers Attended
Fathers Attended
Mothers Attended
Total Parent Attendance
Staff Attendees
Ongyera Manuella 
Government Attendees
School Staff Attendees
Life Skills Teacher 
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Learning Objectives
To understand what culture is and gender.
Manuela went to bukudomira to teach about gender and culture,this lesson is aimed at educating community members to understand how different culture practice their gender roles in their different culture. Overview Manuela delayed to reach the village but she found when all participants have gathered at their meeting place waiting for Manuela, immediately when they saw her they well comed her with a song due to Corona virus spread Manuela could not join them in the dance but she told them she was not feeling well as a way of dodging the dance. After that Manuela requested for one of the participants to pray , after that Manuela called upon one of the community members to review the previous lessons after that Manuela introduced the new lesson on gender roles and cultures. Culture refers to the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people encompassing languages, religion, cuisine. Social habits, music and arts. While gender roles means how were expected to act, speak, dress , groom, and conduct ourselves based upon our assigned sex. For example girls and women are generally expected to dress in typically feminine ways and be polite accommodating and nurturing. After defining all the above Manuela asked the participants to share what their culture entails but before that, Manuela narrated what her gender roles and culture entails, she said in her tribe, culture is based mostly on girl child, women dressing coed , marriage custom and food, Manuela told the participants that in their culture, the girls are supposed to be married when they are virgins, the groom bring lots of cows and goats to pay bride prince, there are some food which where not supposed to be eaten by women for example, chicken, grasshopper and pock, women are to put on long clothing. They also had they transitional songs , young boys and girls were taught to dance. After that Manuela requested the participants to also share their ideas on their culture. They said that for them their culture was based on a women and girls were seen as marriage material, they would not go to school, the moment they turn 12 they go for marriage, women where supposed to be submissive, women were to stay home and look after their children and husbands and among others. After that Manuela told the community members that today things have changed mostly on the side of the girls and mothers , they go to school and employed. She went on and also told them that today men and women work hard and together so that they can promote development in their homes. Finally, Manuela told the community members that in the next visit she will teach about bridge model since she not teach it due to COVID -19. 
Next Visit
2020-11-30 - Purpose: To teach about the bridge model and the which factor that are affecting young children in the community.
Program Success
Program Critical Needs
The community members need to told that they are coming closer to the end of life skills program.
Program Ownership
Other Program Observations
Program Expected Of Village
They will be working on their home work on the bridge model
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
Manuela will reading and preparing notes for the next visit.

Report Photos

15491 That man was telling us abasoga culture.
15494 Community members well coming Manuela, she found them already seated waiting for her.
15497 Members putting their hands up to give answers above the previous lessons.