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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 9 A day in the village with "positive people" or "neno joma nigi kute ayaki"

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Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 9 A day in the village with "positive people" or "neno joma nigi kute ayaki" Lenin Ogolla Introduction A sudden hush falls on the 400 members of the community who are present. Here is a village The account that follows draws on experiences sage, whose word on custom and tradition is with the Apondo Youth Group near rural faultless and is revered to the point of Ahero. This is part of CARE Kenya's CRUSH becoming law. He explains the philosophy -Communication Resources for Under 18s on behind wife inheritance slowly but firmly, STDs and HIV - project on HIV/AIDS in citing from a wealth of ageless ancestral wisdom that no man or woman present dare Kisumu District, Kenya. dispute. Dramatic action His peers nod knowingly, as the younger men in the audience look at him in awe and The scene opens with twelve HIV-positive amazement. The women sit passively. No people who are at an HIV/AIDS counselling expression of any sort is shown on their faces: centre. Members of the community take roles their "proper" place is defined by marriage. as their counsellors. The project uses familiar, This makes them communal property to be ...

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