A DAY IN THE LIFEÖ.
How old are you? Iím 9 years old
Who lives in your house with you?
I live with my two sisters, one brother, my mother and my father.
What is your favourite food?
I like eating cassava.
What is your favourite game to play if you are with your friends?
I like skipping the rope with my friends.
What job or chores do you do at home? When do you do them?
Washing utensils, cooking food, collecting food from the garden, fetching fire wood. I do this work in the morning and evening then also on weekends.
What did you do after school finished yesterday?
Yesterday after school, I cleaned our compound and fetched water.
What is the best thing about being you?
The best thing about being me is cleanliness.
What is your house like?
Our house is a temporary one.
What is it made of?
It is made of mud poles and a grass thatched roof.
How many rooms does it have?
It has no rooms.
What plants and trees can you see around your house?
The plants we see around home are jack trees and some wild trees.
How do you get to school? How long does it take you to get there?
I go by foot to school and it takes me 30 minutes.
What time does school start and finish?
Our school starts at 10am and finishes at 4.30 pm.
Do you have lunch at school? If so, what did you have yesterday?
Lunch is not provided at school. We stay hungry and only eat when we get home after school.
What lessons did you have at school yesterday?
We learnt about filling the missing numbers.
Do you know what you would like to do when you leave school?
Yes! I want to be a Nurse.
Apart from your pets, what animals do you see every day?
I see squirrels, antelopes and Uganda kobs.
What is the weather like today?
The weather is bad, very hot, dry and windy yet our classes are open