Healthy and Safe Kitchens - Ikumbya - Luuka

Visit by Harriet Kefeza on 2020-02-07

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Created by
Harriet Kefeza
Created date
2020-02-07 13:49:53 UTC
Modified by
Harriet Kefeza
Modified date
2020-02-07 14:11:21 UTC
Trip Time
22:02-17:45 (-5 h 43 m)
Village Time
12:44-15:05 (2 h 21 m)
Travel Time
-7 h 22 m

Kitchens all groups

Lesson Taught
follow up smearing 
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Staff Attendees
Harriet Kefeza 
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Healthy and Safe Kitchens 
Harriet made a surprise visit to Ikumbya to follow up on the progress of smearing of home facilities, stove usage and construction of firewood risen stands for firewood storage. She reached in the village when no one was expecting her and she started working home . Interestingly all the homes she reached she found people using their stoves on daily basis basis and this was evidenced by the absence of three stones fire in the kitchens. However as far as smearing is concerned most people had backslide. Harriet took an opportunity to remind them about the importance of smearing like enabling their facilities look neat, prevent dust that may harbor jiggers also smearing can enable their stoves and other facilities last longer. The chairperson also told Harriet that the stoves have reduced cases of domestic violence in his village and fire wood safety since the stoves cook first use less firewood that most people can afford. Harriet together with the chairperson of the village reminded some members the value of constructing the firewood risen stands in their kitchens and stock them with firewood. An old woman Jerimina Ntalo (One of the members ) told Harriet that for her she has so far spent 6 months with out going to the forest to look for firewood because he kitchen is always stocked with firewood and when she pick dry wood she replaces it with the dry ones. She encouraged everyone in the community to do so I order to promote sustainability of the program. Mr. Balidawa poul told Harriet that the group has been approached by Ikumbya secondary school to build for them a stove.He said that the school decided to reach them because they have a good number of men in the group who are strong and perfect. Harriet encouraged them to meet as discuss and agree as a group on how much money the school should pay for the stove. She also encouraged to always follow each other to promote the program sustainability. 
Next Visit
2020-02-14 - Purpose: Follow up on the construction of firewood risen stands for firewood storage.
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