Life Skills Education and Counseling - Bulyowa A - Bulyowa Primary School

Visit by Manuela Ongyera on 2021-01-27

Report ID
Created by
Manuela Ongyera
Created date
2021-01-27 18:03:53 UTC
Modified by
Lorna Katagara
Modified date
2021-01-28 11:22:45 UTC
Trip Time
10:10-17:31 (7 h 21 m)
Village Time
12:37-14:47 (2 h 10 m)
Travel Time
5 h 11 m

Life Skills Education and Counseling non-teaching lesson

Bulyowa Primary School 
Life Skills Education and Counseling 
Visit Purpose
introduce program to school 
Total Attendance
Manuela went to bulyowa village to meet with the community leaders and introduce Life Skills program to them and also to elect the leaders and discuss about the days of teaching and the time. This visit is so important that it helps the community leaders to be aware of the new program which is going to be implemented in their community, it’s also helps to the life skills teacher to get to know about the leaders, the location of that village. Objective By the end of this meeting all leaders will know when Manuela will be teaching in that community and even the time and the day. By the end of this meeting, community leaders will be able to know what Life Skills is, and also the topics and the lessons. Overview When Manuela reached the village, she found the chairman and the vice waiting for her, she greeted them and they requested her to sit, later on other leaders also started to come and after that, the meeting begun. This meeting was opened with an opening prayer lead by Wakco, after that, the chairman of the area requested each leader to introduce him or her self and their roles, after that he also communicated to his executive , during his speech , he introduced Manuela to the leaders because he knew her during the lunch of life skills program at bulyowa primary school. He talked about Kibo and the good work Kibo has done in their village , he requested the team to comply with Manuela and they work together. After his speech he welcomed Manuela to communicate to the members. Manuela started by introducing her self to the community leaders, she even talked about kibo on the side of Life Skills program though they know about Kibo but not Like skills. Manuela introduced Life Skills as a process of adapting positive behavior that enables individuals to cope up daily challenges in their daily lives. , Manuela went on and also explained to them some topics and lessons and told them that all the topics are very important to both pupils and their parents. After that , Manuela went to the second agenda which was about choosing of the executive leaders, time and day for teaching. Members selected Wednesday to be their day they will be learning, but Manuela requested them to give her Monday reason being that after school, she can go straight to the community and teach them that same day. They told Manuela that they will discuss that as village and decide on that. during this session, members elected some leaders who will be working hand in hand with Manuela, they elected four mobilizer , as per names , Nviri Steven, Mulwanyi and Mulwanyi Agnes, secretary, Gonsiya Patrick and Abel Wabwire .the chairman Wocko Andrea and the vice, Nagawa Beatrice this exercise was gender based. Manuela called up on leaders to work together because this is a volunteer work without pay, she also told them to be strong because there are so many challenges that may amidst their way. Finally,Manuela told the leaders that she will be coming again on Friday to carry out baseline Survey/ mobilization, she requested the chairman and the mobilizer to be around, Manuela told them that this exercise will involve home to home visit while communicating to the community members. 
Next Visit
2021-02-01 - Purpose: Manuela will be going to this village to mobilize the community members to come for life skills lessons on the 1/2/2021.
Program Success
Program Critical Needs
People in this village needs to be educated about Life Skills program.
Program Ownership
As Manuela was moving home to home, she found most women using their stoves.
Other Program Observations
Program Expected Of Village
The Life Skills executive will be informing some of the community members about life skills program.
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
Manuela will be working on the baseline form to be ready for the home to home visit.

Report Photos

16206 Here Manuela was explaining to the community leaders about Life Skills program.
16209 That man is called Mpata , he was asking for how long will the Life Skills program operate in their village.
16212 That man is called wacko, he was asking Manuela that won’t people be offended during the HIV lesson. Manuela told him no, they won’t.
16215 After the meeting, Manuela moved around in some homes getting to know the people she will be working with.