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Association pour le Développement de Personnes Vulnérables (ADPV)

Je m'appelle Madame Philomène Tambwe chef du projet des personnes (femmes sourtout)qui sont en detresse,suite au multiples problèmes sociaux qui affectent même leur personne morale.Nous ne pouvons pas rester croisés les bras.C'est ainsi que nous approchons auprès de ces dernières,chercher à les rendree aussi heureuses dans la vie.Si la maman à la maison est triste,c'est toute la famille qui est triste.Par exemple la femme peut être veuve,la scolarisation des enfants la survie de ces derniers peut poser de sérieurs problèmes et pèser sur le dos de la de la maman.Elle peut tomber dans la stresse.Il nous faut donc intervenir avec les conseils,etc...
Célà ne suffit pas il faut d'autres interventions qui peuvent l'accompagner dans sa vie.

Au plaisir de vous

Chef du projet ADPV

English translation by PulseWire member merehutch

My name is Madame Philomène Tambwe- I am a project leader for people (above all for women) that are in distress, following the many social problems that affect their entire person. We cannot stand idly by. We must reexamine the past in order to return to a happy life.

If the mother of the house is depressed, the whole family is depressed. For example, the woman may be a widow and concerned with the children’s schooling and survival, all of these problems weigh seriously on her back alone. She might become stressed and we must intervene and help her with guidance, etc.

It is not enough as it is now, we must intervene for others and help accompany them through their lives.

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merehutch's picture

Translation

My name is Madame Philomène Tambwe- I am a project leader for people (above all for women) that are in distress, following the many social problems that affect their entire person. We cannot stand idly by. We must reexamine the past in order to return to a happy life.

If the mother of the house is depressed, the whole family is depressed. For example, the woman may be a widow and concerned with the children’s schooling and survival, all of these problems weigh seriously on her back alone. She might become stressed and we must intervene and help her with guidance, etc.

It is not enough as it is now, we must intervene for others and help accompany them through their lives.

girovago's picture

Dear Madame Philomène

Dear Madame Philomène Tambwe,

Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us the details of the work that you are doing to support women who are suffering. It is reassuring to know that there are people out there who are championing the welfare of those in distress.

Trying to untangle the many social problems that can tie women down is a complex challenge but as you say, that doesn't excuse inaction. Can you tell us some more about how your project works?

Thanks again for sharing and good luck with your work!

viochan's picture

Merci, Madame !

Chère Philomène,
Thank you for sharing this post. You bring up an excellent point: mental health issues - which affect a large number of women all around the world - are yet to be considered serious or are not given as much importance as physical or financial problems in the fight for their welfare.

As Girovago pointed out, the challenges women face can be complex. I would love to hear more about your work with women in distress - what are some of the approaches you suggest for tackling the problem? What is working and what isn't in the work you do with your clients?

Thanks again for posting!

Violeta

Anita Muhanguzi's picture

Bonjour Madame

I think you have pointed a very interesting situation that women all over the world are faced with especially widows.However i strongly agree that you should have very strong programmes under your project like counselling becasue if these are stressed as you have stated then this stress will be transfered to the children and this will eventually disrupt the family. So we have to ensure that the problem is captured from the roots. Please tell me more about your project so that i can provide more advice in relation to this.

Mrs. Anita Kiddu Muhanguzi
Head of Legal and Advocacy
Centre for Batwa Minorities
a.kiddu@gmail.com
cfmlegal@gmail.com
Skype: mrs_muhanguzi

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