“Sometimes it’s difficult for boys to do domestic work but when they join the boarding school it becomes normal as a boy to make your bed, if necessary you can cook at home.”
Robert Rugera, 15, P.6.
“When one goes to a boarding school and they are very young, it becomes difficult for them to get used to doing some work before leaving the dormitory like laying the bed.”
Anita Kanyana, 12, P.5.
“A boarding school is very good because we learn different activities. Even when you don’t have a maid at home you are able to prepare some easy food.”
Cassandra Umuringa, 13, P.6.
“In a boarding school we sweep, wash dishes so we should never say it’s work for girls alone because when we are at school, we do it ourselves.”
Joshua Gakwaya, 12, P.5.
“It’s always good to know how to do some essential work because you can never know what will happen tomorrow.”
Derrick Shema, 12, P.5.
“It was somehow different when I reached here at school but I had to cope up with the situation and today I am proud of what I have learnt from the school.”
Pacifique Rafiki, 13, P.6.
“I am happy that today I am able to do some work and my family is always happy when I go back home because of what I have learnt to do.”
Loic Giraneza, 11, P.4.
“When I joined boarding school, it was not a big problem because my parents used to teach me how to do some.”
Joshua Niyobuhungiro, 12, P.6.
“Before I had joined boarding school, the only thing that I could do was washing dishes but this time I can even prepare tea, rice and other simple things.”
Nadine Wibabara, 12, P.4.