Community Empowerment - Maliga - Namutumba

Visit by Daina Akurut on 2020-12-16

Report ID
Created by
Daina Akurut
Created date
2020-12-16 10:42:04 UTC
Modified by
Lorna Katagara
Modified date
2021-01-25 09:33:38 UTC
Trip Time
23:00-17:30 (-6 h 30 m)
Village Time
13:00-15:35 (2 h 35 m)
Travel Time
-9 h 55 m

Community Empowerment Lessons

Men Attendees
Women Attendees
Staff Attendees
Ida Bazonona 
Government Attendees
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Lesson Taught
Bible Lesson 8: Teaching Children 
Ida and Diana went to Maliga to teach about chores and responsibilities in children. The turn up was not good, because people were receiving nets. We had the meeting at Solome’s home, this is because She wanted her children to also be involved because they have been so stubborn to her. Ida and the L.C went around to mobilize more people, but this didn’t yield much, because the people’s minds were already occupied with getting the nets. Diana took the group through a recap. The group was very active, they remembered everything that was taught. Gorreti said that her children and family have greatly improved of these lessons. She was really happy with the rest o of the group, they kept clapping their hands. It was a good feeling to see them act like that. Diana introduced chores and responsibilities in children. She asked them the meaning of chores, Susan said that, it is the work that is given to the children when they are growing. Diana added that, chores are obligations that a child has to do in order to help their parents, the people living with them or they are routine tasks like sweeping the compound, fetching water, washing utensils, while responsibilities are things that a child must do for example hanging their clothes, removing used plates. It is important to train children to be active from childhood, this builds their confidence in ability’s to complete their tasks. Children who participate in chores are more happier even if they sometimes feel that it is burden some. Chores teach children self discipline. Chores and responsibilities also strengthen the child’s muscles as they grow. Ida added on that, the children who are trained to work, they get to know how to relate with others, they play and interact well with other children. They are also disciplined. She encouraged them to let their children work and they should also be mindful of their age while distributing work to them. Much as the people were few the lesson turned out to be interesting. 

Mvule Community Development lesson

How Many Men Attended
How Many Women Attended
Staff Attendees
Government Attendees
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Mvule Community Development 
Lesson Taught
Next Visit
2021-01-27 - Purpose: Diana and Ida will be meeting the local and group leaders to discuss on the way forward and how to increase on the number of community members attending the community empowerment lessons.
Program Success
Program Critical Needs
Program Ownership
The Maliga members of safe kitchens started up their savings, and broke their box yesterday and shared the money amongst themselves to buy meat for Christmas. The members are asking questions about the lessons taught in community empowerment.
Other Program Observations
The Mvule goats are doing well.
Program Expected Of Village
To put on the masks and to mobilize the community members.
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
To prepared the lessons before going to the villages.

Report Photos

16157 Diana in Maliga teaching about chores and responsibilities in children.
16163 Maliga community.