Life Skills Education and Counseling - Bukhudumira - Bukhudumira Primary School - Namutumba

Visit by Manuela Ongyera on 2020-02-03

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Created by
Manuela Ongyera
Created date
2020-02-05 06:59:53 UTC
Modified by
Manuela Ongyera
Modified date
2020-02-06 12:45:38 UTC
Trip Time
09:43-05:54 (-4 h 11 m)
Village Time
12:26-15:42 (3 h 16 m)
Travel Time
-8 h 55 m

Life Skills Education and Counseling community lesson

Bukhudumira Primary School 
Lesson Taught
Dangers of Abortion,Delaying Sex 
Girls Attended
Boys Attended
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Teachers Attended
Fathers Attended
Mothers Attended
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Staff Attendees
Ongyera Manuella 
Government Attendees
School Staff Attendees
Life Skills Teacher 
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Learning Objectives
To educate community members about the importance of abstinence and menstrual hygiene and management.
Introduction Manuela went to bukudomira village to teach the community members about the importance of Abstinence and the reason why parents should play a greater role in preparing their girls earlier before they start their period as well providing for them. Overview When Manuela reached the village, she found some members already there at the meeting point waiting for her though the weather was bad on that day. Immediately when Manuela was planning to start her than it started to rain, they decided to go to the room to take shelter, Manuela continued with her lesson in that room, some members where inside and the rest where outside on the veranda. Lesson to start. Manuela appreciated the community for not running to their home but they decided to stay and study, Manuela went on and asked the community about what they learnt last week, members tried and shared their ideas, then later on Manuela requested for the group members to present their findings from the homework, due to the weather the tun up was poor, members tried to share their ideas about their home work, they discussed about the importance of abstinence and that was for group A and Menstrual hygiene and management was for group B. Group A finding. Members in this group said that if a girl abstain from sex, she will finish her studies, she will be free from early pregnancy and marriages, she will be street free, she will have pride over her because she will be having self esteem and finally they said this girl and the boy will have choice to choose their partner for marriage. Group B finding The members in this group said that it’s very good for parents to intervene in this matter as early as possible because if they don’t provide for their girls, they will try to look for help out sides which will cause them problems. So here parents said that they started helping their daughters more especially during this time. After Group presentation, Manuela discussed with the community members about dangers of abortion and the causes, Manuela asked the members that what makes the young girls to abort? They said that, due to influence from the person who pregnant them, some it’s the parents reaction towards them can also make these young girls to abort, fear to be seen that they are pregnant while young. After that, they went on and even talked about dangers of abortion, they went on and said that, this girl can die, can fail to reproduce in feature., they can get disease basing on the method they have used. Finally, Manuela gave the community members an overview that parents should talk to their children while still young and even tell them that sex before marriage is bad , she told them to educate their children about dangers of abortion. 
Next Visit
2020-02-12 - Purpose: To review all the lessons.
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10397 Due to rain, Manuela decided to carry out her lesson in someone room while the rest where seated outside but listening to what Manuela was teaching.
10400 Manuela inside but trying to teach the members due to rain.
10403 The weather was threatening though Manuela-was also waiting for the community members to gather for her class.