"What does she want? Why did she only choose this homestead? You have started associating yourself with big prostitutes who want to introduce you to rich men? These are the harsh words I have to contend with when am in the field. This makes the women recoil in fear and not share their experiences for fear of being termed prostitutes. So I have to meet the women when they to women meetings.
African religion and cultures that belittle the growth of women. A woman is to be seen not heard,she is community property. A widow has to be inherited and can't own property.using the snowball technique I empower afew of them who inturn go around empowering their fellow friends.
Poverty makes it more difficult to get correct information. They have a tendency of pay-me-first-then-i-give-you-my story. I simply explain to them the benefit of what I do and if they want change it has to start with them.
High illiteracy levels is a big challenge. Dealing with an illiterate is so tasking. I encourage girl child education and the adult education.
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