Life Skills Education and Counseling - Bukhana - bukhana_primary_school - Luuka

Visit by Manuela Ongyera on 2019-02-20

Report ID
Created by
Manuela Ongyera
Created date
2019-02-21 03:42:43 UTC
Modified by
Manuela Ongyera
Modified date
2019-02-21 06:45:33 UTC
Trip Time
08:50-15:47 (6 h 57 m)
Village Time
10:59-13:42 (2 h 43 m)
Travel Time
4 h 14 m

Current State

Participation Rating
Village Critical Needs
Village Action Steps
Staff Action Steps
Sanitation Hygiene Committee
Water Users Committee
Other Class Notes
Community Ownership
Ownership Story
Team work , members in this village like working together. 
Three Stone Fires
Access to Clean Water
Open Defecation
Water Access Explain
Prevent Ownership
Allow Ownership
Love for water has really enabled people in bukahna to work hard and take ownership of their development 
Village Notes
The borehole is well fenced, Andrew people are making good use of the water as in laying bricks. 

Life Skills Education and Counseling school lesson

Lesson Taught
Personal Hygiene 
Girls Attended
Boys Attended
Total Student Attendance
Teachers Attended
Staff Attendees
Lorna Katagara,Ongyera Manuella 
Government Attendees
School Staff Attendees
Head Teacher,Assistant headteacher,Class Teacher,Senior Woman Teacher,Life Skills Teacher 
Visitor Attendees
The chair person of school manegement committe 
Total Attendance
Learning Objectives
To teach the pupils about general personal hygiene like how to brush their teeth properly and how to shower.
Introduction Manuela, Lorna and Nate went to bukahna Primary School to introduce life skills program to the pupils and teachers. It is important to introduce this topic and lessons before starting to teach life skills so that pupils get to know what they are going to learn to avoid miss understanding among pupils. Objective - By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to know the definition of Life Skills, all the topic and the lessons. - pupils will able to understand the importance of Life skills lessons. Overview It was at around 15 minutes past 11, Manuela, Lorna and Nate reached the school and went directly to the headmaster office to sign, after that the teachers organized the pupils very first to attend the session, during the meeting, the headmaster started by introducing Kibo staff, later on Lorna gave a brief background of Kibo Group and what that organization does, as she was finishing, she introduced Manuela to the pupils, Manuela started by explaining what life skills is, she told the pupils that, Life Skills is the process of adoption positive behavior that enables pupils to overcome different challenges in the community, while explaining that Manuela asked the pupils to mention some of the challenges that they face in their community,good enough pupils were able to share their views on that. For example they said that, they face problems like, forced marriage, early pregnancy, rape, abortion and among. When Manuela had that from pupils, she was sad but she told the pupils not be afraid because the Skills which they are going to learn will help the to say no to such problems and they will free from such challenges. After that Manuela went on and explained the topic of life skills and the lessons for instance, topics like communication skills, Decisions making skills, HIV/AIDS awareness , Relationship Skills and puberty stage and adolescent. When Manuela finished that, she invited Lorna to take the pupils through general personal hygiene, during that session, Lorna asked the pupils so many questions about personal hygiene which was good. She talked about how to bath, brushing of teeth and wash hands after using latrine. After that Manuela joined Lorna and she demonstrated to the pupils the proper ways of brushing teeth she taught them how to brush in the circular way in order to remove all the food particle in the teeth which cause teeth decay and mouth smell, she selected 19 pupils and gave each of them new tooth brushes and toothpaste, Manuela demonstrated first, then late she selected pupils, these selected pupils brushed their teeth in front of the pupils and the teachers, it was good lesson for the pupils and some teachers too said by one teacher . Finally Manuela told the pupils that every Monday they will be in that school to teach them. 

Next Visit: 2019-02-25 - Purpose: To teach the life skills, emphasizing on the first lesson.

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5876 Lorna teaching about general personal hygiene.