WHAT PEER EDUCATORS SAY ABOUT OUR TRAINING
3 day Peer Education:
The voice of Peer Educators
“Was this workshop meaningful to you?”
Written verbatim as said or written by peer educators
Company in Mpumalanga
- I have learnt about obesity and healthy living and eating
- I have learnt that you can wear the female condom for up to 8 hours
- I have learnt the need for a network and support group to help our colleagues and community. The need to take ARV’s – it starts with me to take the HIV test
- To be confidential, accept our status and support each other
- Some people are not ashamed to share their status. I have learnt courage to share my HIV status
- You have added to my knowledge regarding positive partners, how to consult and how to prevent mother to child transmission
- Too much information but now I know how to teach women on the female and male condom
- I have learnt to be brave and be at peace with sharing problems, help family – I am not afraid to confront issues in my family. How to keep our families safe – stop keeping your status from your family
- I have learnt to take care of my body – don’t be reckless, be moderate
- I have learnt how to use the female condom – one condom, one round
- Not to assume that sick people are HIV positive. I have leant on how to boost your immune system when using ARV ‘s
- I have learnt on how to handle disclosure of HIV status – how to eat healthy. Thanks for the opportunity
- The question cards – have true information to pass around. I have taken the challenge to gather correct information
- I have learnt the importance of keeping a secret – confidentiality
- I have learnt on how to build a network, how ARV’s are so important and the need to start treatment early
- I have learnt that we all have difficulties and we can support. I only have confidence now to share my status
- Thanks for the love shown in this room. Keep up the good work, Maud and Stella. How to use a condom, check expiry date. I am equipped to be a peer educator
- I have seen the value of team work even though we didn’t know each other. I have always had female condoms but didn’t know how to use them
- It was I learned a lot about HIV, Diabetes, Cancer. Know I’ve the knowledge that I can give to my family, and Colleagues.
- Cos I was given a chance to participate throughout and learned more and two emotional especially when we had to share our secrets.and other diseases.
- I learned a lot about stress people
- It helps some of us to be helpful in our families and friends at our work place and homes.
- Yes, I have gained a lot of knowledge + insight into myself, my role as a peer educator and the combined role of peer eds in a group.
- The workshop was very informative and some new information will be of benefit to me.
- Yes!! As a Peer Educator I mean I’ve got duties to fulfill, especially to my peer at work.
- It was …….. I end up feeling like joining the health or wellness group to help people.
- Yes! Was eye opening on lifestyle diseases. Got knowledge on how to be a peer education & Responsibility.
- Yes it gave me more insight and was very informative.
- Yes, very interactive with the latest stats.
- Very, I know what to do with my stress.
- Yes: The workshop was simplified by lot of open-discussions and donkey card game and straight to the point.
- Yes it was meaning especially learning about our self rather than other before.
- Yes the workshop was meaningful to me because I learn a lot about HIV/AIDS and all about silence killer.
- Yes because I gained a lot of information that I didn’t know about it, and also learned how to work as a team.
What did you enjoy most about the workshop?
- Donkey games, they was to explain to us some of the diseases.
- Being hyper when comes to asking questions to up lift and engaged more knowledge.
- I enjoy to because I got knowledge. Who to communicate with other people.
- Lifestyle diseases it’s no long teach about HIV but the health awareness.
- I liked the interaction. Stella is a great facilitator. She kept us on our toe’s with not a second to drift off.
- Having to look at myself – the Johari window.
- I was learning more and at the same time having fun.
- The donkey game! All the info on Johan window
- The idea of having new people in our Branch and to participate on this project and learn more about a lot of things that are happening in the world and people.
- The activities especially the sharing of our experience. The information about HIV/AODS & procedure of how a virus spread.
- Everything, facilitator explained everything very well and answered all questions.
- There was open discussions regarding the course material which helps to grasps the various topics
- The openness.
- The presenter was lovely. The workshop was most interactive activity.
- Activeness of a an educator and by the way she teaches.
- Enjoy about how all these diseases, how they affect somebody.
- Topic about HIV/AIDS TB and STRESS
September 3, 2014