Global Learning Festival Newsletter: One (with focus on the work with older people in Uganda)

Global Learning Festival Newsletter

GLF Newsletter: one (with focus on the work with older people in Uganda)

Global Learning Festival: Newsletter One 

I feel excitement and also proud that GLF is happening in Uganda and look very much forward to reading the shared stories. I have very good and beautiful memories of those 5 years working with fantastic people on the inclusion CLCP in the work we, the Ugandan team did together.” – Francien Scholten, SALT facilitator who had a key role in facilitating CLCP in Uganda with the Entebbe team.

 

Contents

  • Video: CLCP to promote inclusion of older persons 
  • Uganda National dream for ageing with dignity for the year 2044
  • What is upcoming in Entebbe?
  • A glimpse from the past: 2012 GLF the Singapore Team
  • Contribute to the Daily newsletter
  • Katabi community builds its dream
  • Reflections on the work in Uganda
  • Jean-Louis’ book ‘What makes us human?’ launch in 2017
  • What is upcoming in Entebe?
  • Welcome to the Global Learning Festival!
  • A glimpse from the past:  2012 GLF the Singapore Team
  • Contribute to the Daily newsletter

 

Video: CLCP to promote inclusion of older persons 

Arthur Namara explains the partnership between Health Nest Uganda, WHO’s Department of Aging, and The Constellation. The project piloted the use of the Community Life Competence process (CLCP) to increase participation and inclusion of older persons in health & development issues.

Video courtesy Ricardo Walters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZuO8_2Za8c

 

     

Uganda National dream for ageing with dignity for the year 2044

Marlou reminds us : The dream of older people in this community in Entebbe is to be happy older people. They are proud to use their own strengths towards their dream. They have a small vegetable garden, they monitor each others health, they exercise and know they can count on their peers.

 

 

Video:  Katabi community builds its dream 

Video by Ricardo Walters: Katabi community, the most mature implementing community, takes its next step in the process: working together to develop a common community Dream.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jajSJV9MJ8

Shared by Marlou

 

 

Reflections on the work in Uganda

Community life competence for HIV & SRH awareness and counselling among young persons

Eunice Musubika 

http://aidscompetence.ning.com/profiles/blogs/community-life-compet...

SALT builds cross-generational relationships among older & younger women

Rituu B. Nanda

http://aidscompetence.ning.com/profiles/blogs/salt-builds-cross-gen...

Jean-Louis’ book ‘What makes us human?’ 


 

https://what-makes-us-human.com/

‘The story of a shared dream’ was launched in early 2017 at  Entebbe.

What is upcoming in Entebe? 

Entebbenews (Story by Ainebyona Webber) on facebook 8th October 2017

NGO To Construct Modern Rehabilitation Centre For Older Persons In Entebbe.

Older persons in Entebbe sub district have a reason to smile after Health Nest Uganda (HENU) an NGO based in Entebbe embarking on the noble cause of constructing a modern Rehabilitation Centre in Buzzi, Kawuku, Katabi Town Council at a cost of Shs600m.Arthur Namara, the HENU Coordinator revealed that the center which will be a two storied building, will be built in phases and will among others serve as a transitional and rehabilitation centre where all older persons in Entebbe sub-district will converge, interact and find solutions to challenges affecting them.The center according to Namara, will also serve as an inter-generational center where the older persons will interact with the young generation so as to share their inter-generational knowledge.

 

Welcome to the Global Learning Festival!

Paniel Beach Hotel- Ideal place for GLF with a garden to hold cubicles for the market place says Marlou de Rouw. Photo courtesy of Dolores Rey.

 

 

A glimpse from the past:  2012 GLF the Singapore Team

Watch this interesting video on music and celebration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHZdvujyT5g

 

Contribute to the Daily newsletter

  1. Send a story of collective community or group response so that others know about your work- 15th evening
  2. Story from festival everyday 16th to 21st Oct by 9 pm every day to the following

 

GLF Newsletter team: Josiane Echeverria josiane.echeverria@sfr.fr, Marie Lamboray marie@communitylifecompetence.org,  Dr E Mohammed Rafique emrafi@gmail.com, Carmen Rivera carmen@communitylifecompetence.org, Blaise Sedoh blaise.sedoh@gmail.com, Prof. Shittu shitumbshitu2@gmail.com, Laurie Khorchi <laurie@communitylifecompetence.org, Rituu B. Nanda rituu@communitylifecompetence.org,

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