The kibo borehole has been well maintained but they have had the challenge of maintaining the borehole fence. Tom encouraged them to mobilize for funds to build the concrete wall fence instead
This resident has started on new permanent latrine to replace the old one she had. This is a good sign of sustainability and behavioral change in sanitation and hygiene improvements were residents work hard to replace the existing old facilities with better facilities
Latrine with a hand washing tippy tap
Keneth advising on putting rails to protect young ones from falling into
New wall construction on new pit
Well maintained pit latrine that keneth asked the owner to have a seat
Smeared building that look so great
Keneth advising on the proper use of the dish rack
Those are the machines which they used to drill the borehole.
Those are the plastic pipes, they used to put inside the borehole fast after drilling, before putting the white ones.
Those are the drillers, Martin and Steven went introduce to the village leaders and community on that day.
Drilling process in Kalalu village
Residents in Kalalu village bringing bricks to the site in for the construction of the borehole wall fence
The drillers putting in the permanent casings in the borehole hole
Residents of kalalu village collecting water as the pump testing was taking place. The women were very excited and many brought their jericans to collect water
Those are the machines which was drilling the new borehole.
They had a big number of people at the borehole on that day.
And good enough, they have started collecting the bricks, for constructing the borehole wall fence, after drilling it.
Drillers setting up the rig before drilling started
Drillers moving the pipes and other parts to another location after one of the rigs broke down
I saw this beautiful latrine well cleaned and maintained.
Nice latrine construct with cement and sand
Hand washing stands constructed
On her way to Nawandyo B, Diana met this cute baby who was calling out to us as we passed “Kibo, Kibo”. This shows the great work Kibo has done in this community of Nawandyo. It has not impacted the elders only, but also the children.
Diana in Nawandyo B, teaching the ambassadors about Causes of early marriages in children
Kishaike Maria teaching about personal hygiene and oral care.
Kishaike village, Irene asking members to be vigilant during this festive season.
Igerera A village. Florence’s strong firewood storage stand.
Igerera A village, During the home to home visit by Harriet during the evaluation , she found this child cooking food on the fuel efficient stove which was nice to see.
Kamudoke village. Kibo staff Jeska inspecting the size and quantity of the grass the community has so far chopped.
Kamudoke village. This is one of the participants shower area that was smeared in preparation of stove building.
Kirwanire. The community development officer encouraging the participants to continue working together and maintaining all their facilities.
Kirwanire. Kibo staff members and the CDO monitoring the stove usage and maintenance of other facilities before the meeting started.
Kirwanire. Some of the active participants posing with their gifts from Kibo group.
Participants giving their answers during their review of the previous lessons.
Finally, Manuela was advising the parents to start preparing their children as schools are opening on the 10/01/2022. Manuela told them not to spent all the money for Christmas, but they should also save for their children’s scholastic materials.
The two Men were sharing their ideas about the previous lesson.
The woman in blue was explaining about the quality of the person she would have had considered to marry, she wanted a God fearing person, loving and caring etc, but unfortunately she was forced to may a who was not of her dream.
This man in the picture was sharing about his Role model
Hair man sharing his life story
During the lesson Life Story
Buluvu community members discussing about how to mobilize the all members to attend meetings and caring for trees.
Buluvu Community members coming to the meeting
Buyange village, Mrs Namulenda Masitula one of the community members hands in her contribution towards the community project , the communinty members showed commitment towards their project by contributing money.
Buyange village, chris found members already signing in the constitution . The community leaders resolved that for anyone to sign in the constitution, they must pay 1000 shillings , this money will help the community get registered at the sub county.
Buyange village, the chairperson Mrs Norah Kasoga encouraging the community members to contribute money for the project.
New latrine under construction
In the picture a group of sanitation committee are visiting a latrine which is under construction
A new latrine pit under construction
That is the borehole kibo fixed.
The women are now happy, because the borehole is now working.
They are still continuing to construct the kitchens.
Diana in Igeera B taking the community through a recap of the lesson of harmony and unity in marriage.
Danny Cagnet with Nabikenge men( none committee and not leaders) during her research.
Ituba Namalowe village, Maria checking one of the active members in CHEnwho is pregnant, how she has prepared ( requirements for hospitals).
Ituba Namalowe village, Maria encouraging this couple to save and even prepare for the new child coming soon.
Ituba Namalowe village, Maria asking Sharifa about the immunization.
Butabira. Suzan encouraging a young girl to maintain her grandmother’s fuel efficient stove on a daily basis by keeping it neat and taking out the ashes. This will enable the stove to stay longer and cook faster.
Butabira. During the evaluation process, Suzan found some participants having their simple meals and thanked them for maintaining their facilities. She also encouraged the women to continue smearing their buildings as well as cooking on their new stoves on a daily basis.
Butabira. Kibo staff checking on a well maintained kitchen with an improved stove and a firewood storage during the evaluation process.
Kamudoke village. Harriet appreciating Christine for having set up a strong firewood storage stand that she stocked with firewood . She also encouraged her to smear her kitchen inside too .
Kamudoke village. During the follow on smearing, Harriet came a cross this woman who had smeared on side of her kitchen and she encouraged her to finish up so that her kitchen looks neat and last longer.
Kamudoke village. A kibo staff Harriet encouraging the women to smear their home facilities before the stove building exercise kicks off.
Kirwanire. A kitchen with a well maintained fuel efficient stove but with poor hygiene and unclean utensils all over the place. Kibo staff members kept on teaching the participants how to improve on the hygiene in the kitchens as well as keeping the utensils organized and clean on a daily basis for a healthy living.
Some of Kazimbakujira members at the meeting point but as soon as they were waiting for other members they heard bad news that the mother of one of the community leader called Ebera got seriously sick. Abraham and Alex B decided to take her to Bugiri hospital.
Nabituluntu village, Alex Walyomu discussing about why the community should adopt an idea of bring backnthe offsprings in terms of money or a baby goat back to the pool.
Nabituluntu village, Chris engages the community members in discussions about Mvule’s intention to start reducing the number of trips in the community, he encouraged the community leaders ti plan fir the community well knowing they are the engine of the community development.
A new hand washing stand constructed and used
Children demonstrating how to wash hands with soap.
Those are the spare parts, kibo staff took to Busene, for fixing the broken borehole.
That’s the broken borehole, which was going to be fixed, on that day.
It’s now fixed.
That man with a blue shirt, he is Patrick Kabugo, the local hand pump mechanic, kibo used to work with, they are fixing the broken boreholes.
That’s the residents, kibo had on that day.
Tom found most of the latrines with jericans on the hand washing stands and this was one of them
This resident decided to improve on his shower area to make it more user friendly and cleaner
Lorna encouraging the community members of Ikumbya
At the end of the lesson, women danced and sung songs . There was so much excitement as we came to the close of the year
Children acted out a drama
Ida discussing with the members from Bukoma C some solutions to domestic violence.
Women of Bulyowa making use of the hand washing facility. No person sits in the lesson without washing hands.
Diana in Bulyowa A, teaching about poultry lessons
Diana in Bulyowa A, telling the parents to be careful during the festive season. Diana told them to emulate love in their families.
Nawampiti village, Maria was demonstrating where implant is inserted.
Nawampiti village, Maria explaining more about the implant family planning method.
Nawampiti village, Catherine discussing the causes of Maternal death.
Nawandyo village: Irene answering some of the questions the members asked after the lesson.
Butabira village. Kantono Irine was found cooking on her stove as Harriet was walking home to home while carrying out evaluation.
Kishaike. During the evaluation process, suzan found one of the elderly members in her kitchen with a well smeared fuel efficient stove which she reported that it was one of her grand child who constructed for her. She went ahead and narrated how she was enjoying cooking on it on a daily basis and thanked Kibo group for the stove lessons.
Kishaike. Suzan came across well smeared buildings during the evaluation process in the village at the lower section. The kind of dirt used to smear them looked very neat and starchy which makes them last longer according to one of the participants.
Manuela met with this family members, each of them were able to share their plans basing on the lessons learnt.
Budumba village, chris conducts a lesson on economic activiies to the community members, he talked about preparing for drought seasons by storing enough food and saving some money into the community saving scheme.
Budumva village, as the community is preparing for christmass , chris was there to conclude the lesson on economic activities, he encouraged them to continue saving some money into their saving scheme for their future.
Alex W in a meeting with the village leaders and some of the members that received goats from Kibo group. They discussed the plans for the future and how they will be evaluated by kibo group MCD program staff.
The chairman of the community, Mr.Swaibu showed Alex a new chicken brooder under construction for the community chicken program.
Tom meeting with some is the women and village leaders of Mpumiro village
A new latrine being constructed in Mpumiro village to one of the new homes recently constructed
The chairman lc one briefing members
Keneth facilitating the roles and responsibilities of the water user committee and water users
Mr muyige evalantine with his well smeared buildings
Martin further emphasizing on roles and responsibilities
The blue ones are the broken pipes and white ones are the new ones.
That’s how their was putting the new pipes.
That’s how the borehole was started working.
Diana in Nawandyo B, teaching about the solutions to school drop outs.
James the chaiman of the community of Nawandyo B, being greeted by his wife, this is a sign of respect when a woman kneels down to greet the husband. This made the whole community happy as they cheered them up. Diana told the chairman to keep loving his wife. This is becase such women are rare to find.
Diana waiting for the chairman to greet the community of Nawandyo B, before she starts the lesson of the day, which was solutions to school drop outs.
Mugote’s wife, sisters who were given the responsibility of writing the recipe for the chicken feeds. The two ladies will be the ones to help the rest of the members.
Ituba Namalowe village, Maria teach about drug abuse and alcohol.
Ituba Namalowe village, Maria asking members some of the drugs people use in this village.
Naisamula village: Members showing how grateful they are for the health education program time in their village.
Naisamula village: Irene asking one of the members to take them through one of the lessons discussed since the health education program started in their village.
Igerera A village. The active participants receiving two community saucepans and a bar of soap per member( from kibo group) as a sign of appreciation and to encourage them to continue working together.
Igerera A village. The community dancing after receiving saucepans and soap from kibo group . This showed how much they appreciated this surprise gift from kibo group. Kibo staff also joined the community, danced together as they celebrated the success together.
Igerera A village. The Subcounty chief Mr.Kapalaga thanking Kibo for the work done in the Community. He also encouraged the participants to sustain what kibo has implemented in their community.
Kamudoke. During the follow ups, Tape observed that most kitchens were not smeared and she kept on encouraging the members to begin smearing all their building before the stove building lessons began.
Kamudoke. Also some kitchens need to be reconstructed at the roof because the grass had fallen off making it leak when it rains.
Kishaike. During the evaluation process, Kibo staff found some efficient stoves well maintained and smeared.
Kishaike. A young girl trying to take out the ash from a fuel efficient stove before the mother begins cooking on it.
One of the participants was giving out some of the problems that young people face in their village.
Another participants was asked participants questions during the review of the previous lesson taught.
Participants washing their hands before joining other participants in class.
During the debate of Bride Price
Musa and Musasizi discussion on the scenario on Decision Making.
Still on steps of making a good decision
Bupaluka- Community members in a meeting to discuss further steps to continue working together and take good care of all their goats.
Alex W encouraging all Bupaluka members to continue thinking of what other activities they can engage in and continue with the spirit of togetherness.
Buyange village, Mr Gamali (in stripped tshirt) hands over his contribution for the community registration to the secretary Mr Mujib, mr gamali encouraged the members to intensify contributing money for group registration, he suggested that the6 should get some money off the project contributions and register with the subcounty which the community declined and decided that each membetpr should bring 1000 shillings before they sign in the constitution.
Buyange village, Mr Gamali , the community vice chairperon ( in striped tshirt) briefs the community members after inspecting the land for the community project. He appealed to the members to brace for the rainy season when the project will be starting.
Buyange village, chris listens as mr Gamali gives his opinion during the discussions on the commencement of the community project and registration of the community at the subcounty.
Buyange village, the theme of the day as written on the white board.
Buyange village, a member is taught where to put the signature in their constitution, the commnuity members are also making sure that they register at the sub county by wednesday.
Buyange village, (left to right) Mr Gamali (vice chairperson), Mr Mwalimu ( who gave the land for the community project), chris (kibo), Mrs Nora kasoga ( chairperson), Mr Salumini (treasurer) and Mr Isembatya James ( division concilor for elders) pose for a photo as Mr mwalimu was handing the land over to the community members to start growing the onions. Mr Mwalimu said he did it willingly and wants to see a change in his community.
That’s how they are busy maintaining their kitchens and constructing new dish racks.
That’s how they was constructing their borehole wall fence.
That’s how they was mixing the sand and cement, to construct their borehole wall fence.
Keneth demonstrating on how to use the stand
Newly built hand washing
New hand washing stand built
Keneth advised him to elevate a strong superstructure and provide roof and door for privacy
Keneth advised him to elevate a wall and provide roof and door on his latrine
Keneth delivered a jerrycan for hand washing and advised them to provide roof
This home is trying to reconstruct a shower area which was broken due to heavy rainfall . I got an opportunity to teach them the values of having a strong and tall shower area with a drainage system.
A child collecting water from one of the old existing springs. The water dries up in the dry season
A child collecting water from the spring
The chairman of Bugoba Bukusu and one of his committee members
The children who had come to collect water from the spring
Ida and Diana looking at the Tata truck which had fallen at Naigomba swamp, a two kilometres away from Bulyowa community. They were figuring out how they could cross
A break down car trying to pull the truck that had fallen into the swamp
A Truck that fallen at Naigombwa swamp two kilometres away from Bulyowa village
Ida getting into the car to come back she and Diana couldnot access the Bulyowa village which was 2 kilometres away.
Nawampiti village: Irene demonstrating on where the implant is inserted during the family planning lesson.
Nawampiti village, Maria making a review on the previous lesson.
Nawampiti village, Irene emphasizing the best family planning methods to use.
Kamudoke. In the village, Kibo staff came across some girls cooking under trees because their parents had no kitchens. She encouraged the members especially the men to construct good kitchens for their families so that they receive the fuel efficient stoves, as well as to smear all their buildings.
Jane contributing to the topic of the day Rape and Defilement
This was a dance to wake the community up they seemed to be tired
Manuela was asking the participants if they make decisions for their plans.
Manuela was explaining to the participants the importance of having good decisions for any plans that we make.
Kalitumba-The community members were giving in their views about economic projects/activities for themselves.
Kalitumba-Alex B together with community members had discussion how to come up with economic project for the community.
Abraham and Chris sharing with Kivule community leaders before the meeting.
Abraham and Chris checking some trees the chairperson Mr Christopher planted
This family has greatly embraced sanitation and maintained the hygiene of their home, clean jerrycan with water and soap. Latrine and shower area.
This lady appreciates the work of water sanitation and hygiene program. She testified how their homes has completely transformed with proper sanitation
Mr ofamba Charles built his new hand washing stand
Resident who was building her stove on the last visit was using it efficiently
New hand washing stand for mr kailugale
Well built bath area
New pit to be worked on for mr ofamba Charles new home
Those are the kitchens and the dish racks, they have.
Those are the shower areas, they have.
That’s the meeting, they had with the village leaders.
Butabira. Kibo staff and some district officials handing two large saucepans to the group committee leaders. These saucepans are to keep uniting them during any event/function in the village.
Butabira. Kibo staff with the district officials inspecting the borehole built by Kibo Group in the village.
Butabira. The community members were so happy after receiving some gifts from Kibo Group for the good work carried out after the program implementation.
The chairman LC5 addressing the village and encouraging them to maintain what kibo has taught them in their village. The chairman thanked kibo group for the good work it’s done in Namutumba district and offered his full support to kibo
The chairman of the village appreciated the community for taking good care of the borehole and encouraged them to continue working together and promote good hygiene and sanitation
The police officer encouraged residents on unity and cooperation as well as working together and respecting each other. She also thanked Kibo for the good work it’s done in the village
The RDC commissioned the borehole and handed it over to the community on behalf of the government. He also used the opportunity to encourage the village residents on promoting the safe water chain. He said water is only god when kept well and clean. He encouraged the residents to always keep their containers clean like the jericans and pots. He also encouraged them to have designated cups for drawing water from the pots and keeping their pots clean
The RDC addressing the village residents on the issues of borehole ownership and sustainability. He encouraged them to always contribute money towards their borehole and he cautioned the chairman of the borehole water user committee that his leadership is present only when the borehole is functional but it ceases when the borehole breaks. He cautioned him to work so hard to make sure that the borehole is functional and beneficial to the community
Khamadi in Nawandyo B, addressing the community on how to take care of your children
Diana in Nawaandyo B, teaching about the causes and effects of school dropouts.
Diana in Nawandyo B, explaining the importance of love during the lesson of school dropouts.
Ida in Ndalike emphasizing how chickens can lift us from one step to the other when we put the lessons into practice.
Kishaike village, Maria teaching about Immunization
Kishaike village Maria discussing the different types of immunization.
Naisamula village: Irene explaining the use of each item in the mama kit to the mother.
Kirwanire village. Kibo staff guiding the participants as they build stoves on their own.
Namusita. During the home to home visit, Kibo staff found one of the children called juma cooking on a traditional three stones open flames in the kitchen. He reported that his mother was not around and Suzan requested him to inform her about the new Kibo program and to attend the next coming meeting for more details.
Bulyowa village, that man was explaining to the fellow participants how anger cost him a big problem for example he said when his daughter got pregnant, he was very angry to the extent that of beating her and she lost the baby she had inside and her daughter nearly died simply because he failed to manage his anger.
Bulyowa village, mr Mpata was explaining how he manage his anger he said for him when he is annoyed, he moves away from the sin and comes back later, he continued and said that, that method have helped him in his family.
The lady in the picture in a white dress, was giving a preview of the previous lesson.
Alex B talking to the new committee members that were recently selected by the community members and were encouraged to take on their roles and responsibilities to steer this program in their village smoothly
Alex W also emphasized to the leaders the need to plant trees in their community to tackle the problem of climate change and long dry spell.
Buyange village, Mr Gamali , the community vice chairperson taljs to the community members during the discussions on economic activities, Mr Gamali also heads the budgeting committee responsible for the Onions growing project, he stated that if all the community memebers contribute, they will be able to plant onions on one acre of land one of the community members gave them.
Buyange village, Mr Musenze speaking to the community members, he quoted a wording on the Kibo group website which says “good questions are better than imported solutions” . He thanked Kibo for teaching the community how to “fish”.
Buyange village, chris talking to the community members during the discussions about the budget of their Onion project, the Onions project is estimated at 582,000 shillings which is expected to commence in january or febuary next year.
Buyange village, Mr Ahmada the chairman of the village speaking to the community members, he thanked kibo for instilling a business attitude in the minds of the community members, he said this has helped to change the mind set of the people from being just the consumers to bring entreprenures.
Those are the shower areas they have.
That’s the well, were they used to get water.
That’s how Martin and Steven, introduced themselves to local leaders, Bulungu to village.
Enock checking on the broken borehole
Some residents attending a small meeting at their broken borehole in bubusa village as Enock introduces the kibo wash program
Enock visited the swap area where the community collects water for all their home activities since there borehole broke down a year ago
The chairman of the village showing Tom (kibo staff) where they get water from in the swamp
The section of the swamp were the village collects water from. The piece of wood is for standing on as some one draws the water
Tom meeting some of the village leaders of Budomero village. They met at the section of the swamp were the village collects water from
Nasimu a member from Bukudhumira posing for a photo. Members agreed to build a chicken coop at her home so that everyone learns. Next time the roof will be on.
These two men Swaibu and Sam wanted a brick chicken coop. That’s still on the beginning stage.
Nakato Irene of Igerera B, thanking Kibo for blessing their community with good programs.
Tibita James of Igerera B, taking the attendance of the community members
Kalitumba village: The chairman giving a word to the community members about kibo programs.
Nawandyo A, village Maria teaching about family planning
Nawandyo A village, Maria was demonstrating the different types of family planning to members.
Butabira village. This lady Beth was found lighting fire in her stove to cook lunch for her family. She said that the stoves provided a smoke free environment and enables her to cook with her baby on the back because the stove vents out smoke .
Butabira village. A kibo staff Harriet talking to this old man( okudo) who was cooking Groundnuts for his wife who was sick lying in the house.
Butabira village. This is one of the dish rack that is being used though the rain has dirt the utensils . The owner of the dish rack Kampi who used to scatter her dirt utensils in her kitchen now uses her dish rack and she is proud of kibo for teaching her the importance of cooking in a clean kitchen and serving food on clean utensils.
Kamudoke village , a Kibo staff Jeska inspecting the kitchens. She came a cross zaina’s kitchen that she tried to smear.
Nawampiti. During the evaluation process after it had rained, Suzan found most facilities well improved especially the kitchens which were well roofed and smeared.
Nawampiti. Kibo staff found one of the women in her kitchen trying to repair her cracked stove by sealing it with soaked thick dirt.
Manuela was explaining the different ways of preventing HIV infections, Manuela was emphasizing abstinence she told the parents to talk to their children about that so that they shouldn’t become victims of HIV infections.
Manuela advised the participants to stop sharing sharp instruments like needles and soft pin.
Manuela found some members building stoves for their fellow participants who don’t have stoves.
Abraham addressing community members for the things needed to open a community account.
The chairperson LC1 Mr Giving ideas how they can get the money to ope up a community account.
Nabituluntu village, Alex walyomu speaks to Mrs Babirye one of the members who received the goats. Chris and Alex wakyomu were following up on members who got the goats t record their progress. It was observed that the goats were very healthy and members are forming groups of six to monitor their health.
Nabituluntu village, esther of the daughters to Mrs Nabirye holding a goat she received from kibo, she was from feeding it. Mrs Nabirye gave her chikdren task of feeding her goat as she went to attend to her farm.
Nabituluntu village, Alex speaks to Mr Sooka one of the members who received the goats, he said they are planning to call all members for a meeting to lay strategies of how to take care of their goats, they were planning to collect money for emergencies.
Nabituluntu village, Alex speaks to Mrs scolastica as she monitors her goat she received from kibo.