School Health Programme held in Muhyiddin school, 2011

NARRATIVE REPORT

The activity was held in Muhyiddin school for the students of grades 7,8 and 9. It was held on 13th and 14th of July 2011 for a total of

This activity was held on 13th and 14th July 2011 from 1230 to 1430 for the students of grades 7, 8 and 9 in Muhyiddin School, Villingili. On the request from the school management, the sessions were conducted for boys and girls separately, i.e. for boys only on 13 July and for girls only on 14 July. The topics covered were based on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Life Skills and Thalassaemia. Information was provided via Power Point Presentations, and group discussions. Information leaflets were also distributed to students.

1.     Activity Details

                               I.            Sessions and Participation

Each day, the sessions were carried out by dividing the students into 3 classes where each class provided information on different a different topic. The allocated time for each class was 40 minutes per session.

Session on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Under this, the topics taken were Puberty and Personal Hygiene. The session was facilitated by Aishath Rameela from Sexual and Reproductive Services of SHE

Session on Life Skills

Under this, the students were given information on peer pressure and how to say ‘No’ assertively. The sessions were facilitated by Shiyama Anwar and Thoma Abdul Samad from the Counseling and Psychosocial Services of SHE. The students were explained the types of peer pressure, the positive and negative effects of peer pressure, the things that might influence the students in giving in to peer pressure and ways and situations where they could say ‘No’. A case scenario was also used to further enhance the understanding of the students on the issue.

Session on Thalassaemia

The facilitators of these sessions were Mariyam Zila and Mariya Saeed from the Thalassaemia Diagnostic Services of SHE. In this session, with the help of a Power Point Presentation and use of other materials, information was provided to the students on general information of Thalassaemia which includes what Thalassaemia is and the traits and treatment methods. The prevalence rate of Thalassaemia in Maldives was also briefly discussed.

2.     Constraints

  •  Time limitations.
  • As the sessions were held right after the normal school sessions, it was noticed that the students were very tired and some of them found it hard to concentrate.

3.     Recommendations/ Feedback

At the end of each session, the students were requested to fill a feedback form. On evaluation of this, we were able to find out the following.

The students were asked how useful the information discussed was. Following is their feedback.

Topic

Not Useful

Somewhat Useful

Very Useful

Peer Pressure

12 students

15 students

100 students

Puberty

10 students

19 students

84 students

Personal Hygiene

7 students

14 students

119 students

Thalassaemia

6 students

8 students

122 students

The students were asked on how they feel about the way the information was presented. Following is their feedback.

Not interesting

Satisfactory

Very interesting

8 students

16 students

124 students

The students were also asked if they would use the acquired knowledge in their real life. Following is their feedback.

Not at all

Sometimes

Mostly

3 Participants

142 students

103 students

The students were asked if given a chance, would they join another similar discussion. Following is their feedback.

Yes

No

131 students

17 students

Other comments by the students:

  • The sessions were very interesting
  • Provide information on HIV/AIDS
  • Hold activities like these in schools at least once a week
  • Increase the time of the sessions
  • Make the Power Point Presentations more interesting

5.     Annexes

                               I.            Team List

  Name Department Tasks Allocated
Project Coordinator Aishath Nuzuha Programme Coordination
Team Member Aishath Rameela SRH services Facilitators
Team Member Shiyama Anwar Counseling and psychosocial Services Facilitators
Team Member Thoma Abdul Samad Counseling and psychosocial Services Facilitators
Team Member Mariya Saeed Thalassaemia Diagnostic Laboratory Facilitators
Team Member Mariyam Zila Thalassaemia Diagnostic Laboratory Facilitators

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

No.

Detail

Estimated Budget (MRF)

Actual (MRF)

Variance (MRF)

Reason for Variance

 

SHE

IPPF

Other

1

Transportation

150.00

70.00

00.00

00.00

80.00

2

Refreshments

00.00

12.00

00.00

00.00

-12.00

3

Stationary

00.00

00.00

00.00

00.00

00.00

4

Material Development

500.00

00.00

00.00

00.00

500.00

5

Miscellaneous

00.00

00.00

00.00

00.00

00.00

 

Total

650.00

82.00

00.00

00.00

568.00

 

 

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