Chris went to Budumba village to continue with the lessons about writing their constitution using the sample of the constitution from a different village. Chris was able to meet 25 members who included 18 women and 7 men , the chairperson of the group chaired the meeting, he welcomed new members who came for the meeting and thanked them for embracing the message of working together.
The chairperson welcomed Chris to talk to members, Chris thanked the new members for coming and for putting their community above self, Chris , using the sample constitution emphasized the need for the group to have a constitution, he said without a legal document that binds the members together , the group will not be recognized by the government .
Chris discussed about the Vision, mission, activities of the group, aims and objectives of the group, Chris said every member is supposed to involve in giving their opinions regarding different articles in their constitution however Chris encouraged the leaders to always call meetings to engage everyone because the constitution should reflect everyone’s view.
Chris encouraged the community members to participate in meetings especially when they are about to choose the name , vision, mission and activities of the group.
The chairperson thanked Chris for the sensitization of members about planting trees and now writing the constitution however , he requested for replacement of the trees that dried up, he said almost 90% of the musizi trees dried therefore he begs that if there is a chance of giving out trees , Kibo should consider them too because their community ran out of trees due to rampant cutting of trees. However, Chris encouraged the community members whose trees dried up to devise a way of replacing trees even before Kibo comes to help, Chris said the government through operation wealth creation gives out trees at the sub county therefore they should approach the office of CDO. Chris will be going back on 23/04/2021 to continue with lessons on constitution writing. Chris will be guiding the community members on the the name, mission and vision of their group in the constitution.
2021-05-24 - Purpose: To continue with lesson about writing constitution, Chris and Alex will be guiding the community members as they discuss about different articles from the sample of the constitution.
Yes, the group welcomed new members who are will to work together with the rest of the team.
Program Critical Needs
Yes,replacing the damaged trees , most of the trees did not grow so the members are requesting Kibo to help them replace.
The group members have decided to spread the Kibo group message of working as a group to the neighboring communities and as a result more new members are coming to join the group with the aim of working together.
Other Program Observations
The borehole was being maintained well.
Program Expected Of Village
To mobilize the new and old members for the next meeting intended .
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
To phone call the the committee leaders to mobilize the new and old members for the next meeting.
Budumba village , Chris guides the community during the discussions about their constitution. Chris was using the sample of the constitution to explain to the community members how a constitution should be.
Chris listens as the members of budumba village give their opinions regarding writing their constitution.