Balloons and stones

Reflection Action training in Kalangala, Uganda

Dennnis Okello

I work in ActionAid Uganda as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. I love music, playing badminton, chess and watching football. I always keep myself busy doing something because i strongly believe i am here to make a difference in this world. See profile

Reflection Action training in Kalangala, Uganda

During the Reflection Action training that was held in Kalangala district in Uganda, we were divided in to four groups (single men, single women, married men and married women) and asked to identify the stones (things that pull us down and prevent us from achieving our goals) and balloons (things that lift us up).

This tool enabled members to openly speak out and open up on issues that pull them down and lift them up. Later on each group presented and were asked questions which they ably defended. This tool is very powerful and really engages people. It creates a lot of excitement and in interaction within the groups. 

                                                            

                         

            

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Casper Knudsen Tue Nov 16 at 03:11:38 0 like
This is great, Dennis! Really useful with these images as well - it helps a lot to see how others have been using it in practice.
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Amade Suca Mon Dec 16 at 09:12:08 0 like
Yes Casper. Well done for alerting us on this.
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Amade Suca Mon Dec 16 at 09:12:56 0 like
Good Dennis and Casper. Just looking at it the way you have framed it help us to also improve our presentation of similar cases. Well done!
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Dennnis Okello Thu Jan 17 at 09:01:22 0 like
Thank you Casper and Amade. I tried to make it so clear as possible such that the outcomes of the discussion could be easily seen.
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