CLCP Concept stimuating community youth and older persons to respond to issues of poor hygiene and sanitation for older persons

Community Hive Organisation volunteer staff facilitating community on Community Life Competence towards improving hygiene and sanitation among older persons in Sitabaale village, Busukuma Sub-county- Wakiso District, through inter-generational approach.CHO is now much convinced that this community has the potential to disseminate CLCP concept to benefit other communities through conducting activities that address issues of poor hygiene and sanitation for older persons.


The Founder/Executive Director-Nsubuga Godfrey of Community Hive Organisation (CHO) demonstrating and explaining the importance of teamwork towards addressing issues of older persons and other vulnerable community groups. He also sensitized community members about issues of older persons, more particularly hygiene and sanitation improvement.

He is engaging community youths in the demonstration. Addition, older persons have also been actively engaged to elect their own leadership that will work with youth in efforts to address issues of poor hygiene and sanitation among older persons.

The programs Manager is stimulating and energizing community youth to open up their strengths that are relevant to responding to hygiene and sanitation needs of older persons. The leadership of Sitabaale youth facilitators has been formed to guide other youth when implementing the CLCP.

At the end of May 2014, youth together with older persons will organize a meeting where they will focus on identifying community resources and allocate responsibilities to each group. These resources will be used during the hygiene and sanitation day in Sitabaale village. The activities that will be carried out during the sanitation day  will include; cleaning older persons houses and compounds, washing household utensils, fetching water for older persons among others

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Comment by Kristin Bodiford on June 3, 2014 at 4:18pm

This is a great example of youth leadership and intergenerational work in action. Thank you for sharing Nsubuga! 

Comment by Rituu B. Nanda on May 29, 2014 at 4:20pm

Congratulations on your work. I am interested to know what is the relationship between young people and the elderly.

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