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    Strengthening friendships through games

    Day 34

    Learn, Grow, and Play Together

    Socializing is a fundamental need for child development. At the library in Nakivale, the main activity is always individual reading which doesn’t allow the readers to spend time together and build relationships. The teachers wanted to foster a sense of community for the youths and assist them in creating new friendships with their peers. Putting their heads together the teachers came up with a plan!

    Board games!

    Playing board games brings people closer, strengthens relationships, and can help meet new people. It is the perfect way to spend time in good company and strengthen bonds with others. The team purchased educational games for all age groups so that everyone can join in the fun. Ludo, chess, checkers, snakes and ladders, scrabble and, puzzles now line the shelves of the library just waiting to unlock new friendships.

    “I have always wanted to play snakes and ladders, kept admiring from my neighbor’s next door whenever they play, thank you Library for putting my ideas into consideration, after my reading sessions I will always be excited to access and play it always at no cost, thank you,” said Chirimani Kasereka a library user.

    Incredible work Changemakers! We can’t wait to see what new friendships will blossom out of the Nakivale Library game time.

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