Here is a video of the Kibagare Slum
During weekly group meetings the groups conduct merry go round as a form of saving and get trainings based poverty mindset. This is for the group members to become creative and start small income generating activities instead of doing casual jobs of washing clothes. Thereafter they are trained on entrepreneurship, positive parenting, family matters, financial literacy, voluntary savings and loaning and succession planning. This groups are linked to micro finance institutions for them to be able to acquire loans and invest.
We conduct group counselling sessions on effects of drugs and substance abuse. Thereafter members are trained on making different detergents, this is to keep them occupied and promote skills development. Based on the sessions conducted and counselling, it was realized that most of them use drugs as a result of negative peer influence. We do more trainings on entrepreneurship, positive parenting, financial literacy, family matters and voluntary savings and loaning. All of this trainings are offered during group meetings.
This group meet on a weekly basis for psychological support which is offered by the community mentor mother and counsellor. They are also trained on reduction of stigma and discrimination, how to conduct disclosure, sensitized on importance of cervical cancer screening. Afterwards they are also trained on poverty mindset for them not to give up, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, Voluntary savings and loaning, family matters and succession planning. These trainings are offered to make them creative and start small income generating activities for sustainability.
Here is a video of the members of the different groups.