RIDDLE ON THE SILENT TIME

The silent time is when you feel so left out like you have even a mere friend that can help you with any thing and you feel like every body hates you at that moment.

Because it really pains you a lot that can even make you reject God because you feel so lonely and you think about different problems ,situations that you might have passed through. This silent time is worse than anything and nothing can be worse than it and that is “SORROW”.

Sharon

THE WORST THING IN LIFE

Here in this world ,there is a very bad thing in life if you haven’t yet known .It is worse than sorrow ,it is worse than sadness ,it is worse than sickness.

It is the most ugliest thing in life and whenever it comes ,every one has to get to annoyed in the shed tears,it really displaces people ,it’s  really bad because even sometimes it makes you feel lonely as if you don’t having any other relatives and this is “DEATH”

Sharon

RIDDLE ON THE SWEETEST THING

There in this world some thing that surpasses all other things in sweetness.It is sweeter than honey,it is sweeter than salt, it is sweeter than sugar ,it is sweeter than all existing things.

This thing is sleep, nothing can ever prevent you,nothing can stop you from sleeping,when you are conqured by sleep, and numerous millions arrive , millions arrive to disturb you ,millions will find you asleep.

Sharon

 

 

 

 

My Project introduction.

My name is Okello Daniel Titus. I am fourteen years old. Iam running a project of sanitation at the same time story telling. I started the project in 2014 when I was still in primary level and I was still twelve years old. I started the sanitaion project because alot of people in my village could not keep sanitation well foristance they woul prefer to use the bush rather than the toilets, they drink water from the well little knowing that it is contaminated by their own feaces, other than that they are also fond of disposing rabish in the compound so I decided to start another support project poultry keeping to gain money to construct toilets and dig rabish pits to encourage them to use toilets. The main purpose for the project is to prevent the diseases they have been suffering from due to poor sanitaion and hygiene and some get injuries in the bush from thorns, rocks,sharp sticks etc and others loose their lives due to being bitten by snakes and dont have antidotes. So during the last holiday, I did abit of cleaning with the community where I am currently living in.

Not only that but I am also doing a bit of story telling and comprehension writing in Gulu district. This is also to teach them the power of story in the changing society and how it brings about change. And also not only local story writing but creative and imaginative story writing. I also want to develop the writing and story skills. Not only that I want them to develop writing skills and the imaginative story writing helps them also to develop their imagination.

Thanks Very much

BARBRA’S LIFE STORY

 

Barbra is a girl who comes from a very poor family. She is the first and the last born in the family[The only child]. Her father had two wives but her mother was the first wife to her dad but when he brought the second wife ,his life changed in to a different person because he could not now buy any thing in the house for their mother and her mother had to look for every thing to make their life a little bit good .But when she reached 12  years of age ,her mother died and she had no one to help take care of her by then. The good part of it is that the grand mother was still alive and the grand mother took Barbra to her home and started taking care of her .When she was 14 year of age ,her grand mother died  ,she had no one at all  to pay her school fees and up to now the girl is looking for some one who can afford to pay her school fees so that she can also be called some body in future like other people in the community .So i am here requesting you people out there that if you can help Barbra and pay school fees then please help because she need your help.I would be very grateful if you do so .

GOD BLESS YOU SO MUCH AND I PRAY THAT YOU SHOULD EMPATHY

Sharon

Thank you

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Trip to Change East Africa

On the night of 9th January we took a bus from Kampala to Kigali in Rwanda. This would be the first of many border crossing as we embarked on what we knew would be the biggest adventure of our life. We would be travelling only the two of us, on a shoestring budget and with no professional support: no camera crew following in giant cars. It was just the two of us against the world.

We embarked on this journey for many reasons: to reach out to as many youths led organization in East Africa as we could. We wanted to find other young people who, like us, want to change East Africa. We wanted to demonstrate to the outside world the power of East African youth to create change.

Rwanda is one of the coolest and most hospitable nation in the world. On reaching Kigali, we were treated like honoured guests by everybody we met.

While in Rwanda, we visited a number of organizations like; AKWOS, this empowers East African women through sports and here we met with the Executive Director Mrs. Felicite Rwemarika and brainstormed on how more young people can be empowered to be the agents of change in their communities. Mrs. Felicite showed interest in starting doing slum run in Kigali and willing to work with us to make this happen starting this year 2016.

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Meeting up with Mrs. Felicite Rwemarika

And then there is a Youth Entrepreneurship Chamber that helps young entrepreneurs by providing them all the resources they might need to foster their business ideas and providing them with market knowledge. Here we challenged the committee members to start empowering their members to start running social enterprises and explained to them how this is beneficial both the community and their personal development.

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Having a chat with the Youth Entrepreneurship Chamber Chief Executive Officer

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Exchange ideas with the Rwandese Got Talent members on how we can develop youths talents in East Africa.

After Rwanda, we set off to Tanzania, which became our first stumbling block. We thought it would take us only a day to travel from Kigali, Rwanda to Bukoba in Tanzania because Tanzanian authorities do not all night travels and so we had to spend a night at Kahama town so that we catch the early bus the next morning all the way to Bukoba.

While in Bukoba we got a chance of being interviewed by the young reporters of Bukoba on what could John Pombe Magufuli do to encourage more social entrepreneurs as the newly elected president of the Republic of Tanzania when we had just finished our session at the youth hall.

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Francis talking about the methodology of creating change.

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Being interviewed by the Mwanza young reporters.

We did not spend much time in Bukoba as we had to catch up the ferry to Mwanza that docks in only thrice a week and it was its last shift of the week. We travelled over night on ferry to Mwanza.

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Live on the waves of Metro FM Mwanza

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At the Watoto Na Vijana offices, an organization that was started and run by youths. We were privileged to how they run their organization and also to do activities with their members.

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At Uhuru Elimentary School of Mwanza

When entering Tanzania, our stay was shortened by the border officials and we were only given one week and so we had to replan our itinerary. We left out some places that we had on our first itinerary like Arusha and Kilimanjaro. That meant we had travel all the way from Mwanza to Nairobi spending 15 hours on the road. Reaching the Tanzania Kenya border, we were defrauded by the money exchange agents as all the Kenyan money notes look the same with Jomo Kenyatta portrait on them. We were given 100 notes instead of 1000 notes. It was the worst and most frustrating part of our journey.

We did not do much in Nairobi as it was our place of resting not until we reached in Eldoret.

While in Eldoret we visited a good number of youths organizations learnt from our fellow youths on how young people manage and run their own social organization. One of the organizations we visited in Eldoret was the Eldoret Global Youth Group that mentors youths from vulnerable backgrounds and train them in various fields like entrepreneurship, ICT, and other programs. Even though they do not any of the resources they use but they manage to run their projects successfully.

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Meeting up with some of the Eldoret Global Youth Group members.

From Eldoret we went to Mbale back to Uganda where we visited Elgon Youth Development Centre an organization that was started as a result of the appalling poverty stuation in among Ugandan youths that led to a rise crime rates and substance abuse, among others. Here they do work with the youths various programs like Creative Recycling where they collect wasted plastics and transform them into fashionable bags. They also have programs in Music and art, Farming, Entreprenuership and many other programs.

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Somewhere around Mubiyi one of the major peaks of Mt. Elgon

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A selfie with some of the people we found at the org offices.

From there we went to Bududa, again still in Eastern Uganda to visit the Bududa Youth Development Association, and from there we headed back to Kampala.

I would like to thank everyone that sponsored us. Your support opened many new opportunities for us and helped develop our social entrpreneurship skills. And we are looking forward to be doing such trips in the near by future.

KIDS AWAY FROM STREETS

Hi, My is  Nadia Kemariza and am 15 years of age .And l am a member of Chrysalis Centre a project known as the Butterfly Project .And am among the new Butterflies who joined this organization this year.And l was tought the basic skills of carrying out my project .So l started my project last year before coming to Chrysalis Centre which is called KIDS AWAY FROM STREETS.  l especially run this project during holidays As  we all know we can wish everything to go on as you want it to do but l have challenges which l am facing in my project which is being able to convince the kids to listen to me that am not bad person to them and  befriending them because some of them have gone though a lot so then feel scared of things surrounding them and the people they just meet at the first sight.During the first term holiday l worked with few kids they were around 12 of them but some had their homes through they didn’t live there so this made me  help in  coursing them to go home  and in most cases l myself take they . The children get from streets are brought to the Chrysalis Centre , have some sensitization about dangers of being on streets and we teach them computing And other activities like doing  some atr etc. and all this was in the first term holiday. The second term holiday i worked the project from kampala near mengo in a slum of kisenyi where most slum kids derrive from. I only work there for afew days coz its very hard for me to get resourses when am there but in kampala i get help from my project thats why i carry it out from Kampala.my major aim is to reduse the number of slum kids on streets and am working towards that.