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GLF Newsletter: one (with focus on the work with older people in Uganda)
“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.
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
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 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.
Shared by Marlou
Community life competence for HIV & SRH awareness and counselling among young persons
SALT builds cross-generational relationships among older & younger women
Rituu B. Nanda
‘The story of a shared dream’ was launched in early 2017 at Entebbe.
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.
Watch this interesting video on music and celebration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHZdvujyT5g
GLF Newsletter team: Josiane Echeverria firstname.lastname@example.org, Marie Lamboray email@example.com, Dr E Mohammed Rafique firstname.lastname@example.org, Carmen Rivera email@example.com, Blaise Sedoh firstname.lastname@example.org, Prof. Shittu email@example.com, Laurie Khorchi <firstname.lastname@example.org, Rituu B. Nanda email@example.com,