Life Skills Education and Counseling - Kagulu - new_school

Visit by Manuela Ongyera on 2021-02-05

Report ID
Created by
Manuela Ongyera
Created date
2021-03-09 07:54:58 UTC
Modified by
Manuela Ongyera
Modified date
2021-03-09 09:23:14 UTC
Trip Time
10:12-17:06 (6 h 54 m)
Village Time
12:15-15:13 (2 h 58 m)
Travel Time
3 h 56 m

Life Skills Education and Counseling non-teaching lesson

Life Skills Education and Counseling 
Visit Purpose
student counseling at school 
Total Attendance
Introduction Manuela went to Kagulu village to meet with the community leaders so that she can introduce life skills program to them, this visit is so important because it crate awareness among the leaders , this can help them embrace the program because they were involved in it from the beginning. Objective To introduce life skills program to the community leaders. By the end of the meeting, community leaders will be able to understand all the topics and lessons under Life Skills. Overview When Manuela reached the village she found the leaders already seated waiting for her because they were to go the mosque after the meeting, she greeted them and went straight to point, Manuela started by asking the participants about the project that have been working in their community by Kibo Group, they said that they received healthy education and stoves. Then Manuela told them that this time they are going to receive life skills program, Manuela told them that this is the process of adopting positive behavior that enable individuals to overcome challenges in their daily lives. Manuela even told them that there are so many challenges that old and young people face in life and they need skills to overcome them for example communication skills, Decisions making skills, Relationships skills and HIV/ AIDS awareness, she also explained all the lessons each by each so that they can understand it well. After explaining to the leaders all topics and lessons she also went on and explained the importance of all lessons to their lives and the lives of their children too. Manuela said that when parents and children take this exercise they can attain good positive healthy life that will help them succeed in life. She also said that Life Skills deals with behavior change which can lead to life change. Any youths that attend this program can not remind the same. After that, Manuela went to the third agenda which was electing of the study day , time and leaders who will work with Manuela hand in hand so that this program can go on smoothly. During that session Manuela told this exercise should be voluntary because people need to perform out of good will without force. Four people volunteered to be mobilizers, one chairman and vice , one defense. After all that, one man, stood up and appreciated Manuela and Kibo for bringing to them this program because they have a lot of problems in their community about their children and they are happy this will help them. Finally, Manuela told them that if they cooperate with her then this program will be of success to them. 
Next Visit
2021-03-15 - Purpose: On that day, Manuela will carry out baseline , Manuela and the mobilizing team will move home to home mobilizing and informing the community members come for life skills program on the next visit
Program Success
Program Critical Needs
Program Ownership
Other Program Observations
Women are taking good care of their stoves.
Program Expected Of Village
The community leaders will be informing the fellow members about Life Skills program in their village.
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
Manuela will be working on the baseline survey form .

Report Photos

17166 Kagulu, that man was appreciating Kibo for another new program that is going to be introduced in their village.
17169 Manuela was explaining to the community leaders the importance of Life Skills program to their children and them as parents.
17172 Manuela did a great job in explaining to the community leaders all topics and lessons under Life Skills curriculum.