Biwi’s chiefs and leading herdsmen have always been men of influence. Usually present at the initial training sessions last March a bit worse for wear became the norm as was the apparent indifference to the proceedings and resulting gentle snoring.
The alcohol awareness training had not fallen on deaf ears. Faithfully followed through by the local voluntary health workers a staggering change is evident. The local chief looked years younger and his eyes shone brightly as he performed with excellent humour a drama about his journey and his faith.
Wife beating in the villages has been considerably reduced.