On a special note, PEK wishes to welcome all peer educators and our esteemed supporters from the year 2019. We understand that you spent a lot of resources to support our progress, we pray that as you plan to undertake a number of activities that enable you to support us may this year be a blessing to you all.
Most important to note is that health is wealth….therefore we encourage you all to take good care of your lives, your family and friends for a better community.
This year we plan to do a lot of work especially on creating awareness on HIV/AIDS, PREGNANCY, DRUGS AND SUBSTANCE, ORAL HYGIENE, FAMILY PLANING among others.
We hope that your doing well! At Peer Education Kabarole everything is runing very smoothly as usual.
We want in a special way to thank all our peer educators who were able to return back to school for the third term safely. Thank you for keeping your lives safe over the last holidays.
We further thank all those schools that have so far completed their first phase training about the “MENSTRUAL CUP” usage and its advantages for the young girls in the rural schools of Kabarole district in Western Uganda.
Our training sessions are still going on until late October. This week we hope to cover five schools.
Below are some of the photos during and after training
Peer Education Kabarole is grateful for your continued support. It is always our pleasure to inform you about any progresses which make as an organization.
The months of July and August have been so busy for us whereby we have been conducting a number of activities. We had a chance of moving around some schools with one of our partners from HEAL International as indicated in the pictorial below. We managed to conduct training sessions in 14 schools and one radio talk show.
We are very aware that that this month students are going for a 3 weeks break off, We want to remind you that please keep yourselves safe and clean. Avoid bad peer groups and stay focused.
From the start our commitment has been providing scientifically proven information on Sexual Reproductive Health and Leadership skills to the young people in secondary schools by organizing internal training activities at school level that the young people find engaging. These trainings are so productive since peer educators are given an opportunity to share experience, ask questions, get feedback and many more.
Usually, we ensure that these training sessions are free for peer educators to speak out their ideas, we also give them a chance to go on radio and speak to the bigger crowds since radios cover a wide area. All peer educators have equall chances and usually our talk shows take place every last sunday of the month at Mountains of the Moon University radio.
We thank you for keeping in touch with all our programs through our website and Facebook page. We further thank those that have always put their comments about our activities.
On the 26th.06.2019 we held our annual leaders orientation workshop and out of the 14 member schools, 12 participated and the two were un able to attend due to some un avoidable circumstances.
At this workshop, we were able to catch up with 181 peer educators , out of them 94 were males and 87 females.
Several activities took place on this day and every student participated, we had a number of Reproductive Health topics that were discussed by senior peer educators who are now Professional medical workers, they include Dr. Nyarwa Clovis who is A pharmacist, Dr. Muhiirwa Andrew who is A gynecologist and Mr. Twesige Emmanuel who discussed Leadership Skills among young people.
All the above facilitators were once peer educators in different schools. We have nurtured them and made them what they are through our program. They feel proud to associate with us every time.
Furthermore, we had 7 schools that participated in the Music Dance and Drama. Many items were presented such as Skits, Plays and Poems.
We hope that your doing well! we would wish to thank you for the continuous support you have given to us in different forms.
We appreciate so much those who have actively been participating in all our activities like meetings, training, radio talk shows among others. As an organization, we continue to pledge our support towards creating awareness about the uncertainties associated with uncalled for Reproductive health challenges and another health related problem affecting young people in schools.
We promise to continue conducting health education training’s, radio talk shows, seminars and through the print media publish a news letter for our young people.
We are happy for all those that have been supporting all our activities. Last month we launched the tree planting program in all our member schools in the districts of Kabarole and Bunyangabo. We planted a shade tree and a sign post in each school.
Peer Educators took it upon them to ensure that these trees are watered and monitored to make sure that they are not tampered with.
Attached are some of the few photos that were taken.
St.Leo’s College Peer Educators posing for a group photo with sign posts.
Rwimi Secondary School and their patron matching in celebration upon receiving a tree and sign post to be planted in their school.
The Headteacher of Rwimi Secondary School officiated the tree planting activity at his school.
Peer Educators, Headteacher and the patron pose for a group photo after planting the tree and sign post in school.
The Deputy Headteacher and peer educators at Nyakasura School planting the tree in school.
Mpanga Secondary School Peer Educators with their matron pose for a photo at their school for tree planting.
Peer educators and matron of Kamengo Secondary School pose for a group photo after receiving the tree and sign post
This activity was so colorful because in all schools peer educators, teachers and headteachers were involved.
Dear Peer Educators, We hope that your doing good in your holidays! Just to remind you that your second term is about to open and beginning of term exams are waiting for you. So we encourage you to spare enough time and read your books.
Towards the end of last term we conducted some sexual reproductive health training at Kitumba Secondary School and a radio talk show at Mountains Of the Moon University.