Community Health Through Entertainment: Gultaz Begum's Testimony of GUSS's Impact

Gultaz Begum, a 41-year-old resident of Cluster-53 in the FDMN community, experienced a transformative journey inspired by GUSS’s live IPT show in Cluster 83 on May 24, 2023. The live show became a catalyst for positive change in her family’s health and well-being.

Captivated by crucial messages on health and hygiene during the live show, Gultaz eagerly absorbed these lessons and translated them into practical applications within her household. She emerged as a dedicated advocate, taking on the responsibility of educating her family about the importance of handwashing and understanding water networks. This proactive approach toward disseminating valuable information showcased Gultaz’s commitment to fostering a healthier environment for her loved ones.

Gultaz also addressed misconceptions surrounding menstrual hygiene management, stating, “We used to hold some misconceptions regarding menstrual hygiene management. Now, I’ve learned the importance of cleanliness and a balanced diet during menstruation.” This newfound knowledge not only dispelled myths but also contributed to promoting healthier practices within her family.

Expressing her gratitude to GUSS, Gultaz attributed her family’s improved health to consistent handwashing and maintaining timely meals. Her dedication to embracing eco-friendly practices, such as segregating waste for a cleaner environment, further demonstrated her commitment to holistic well-being.

Gultaz’s heartfelt thanks underscored the live show’s significant role in reducing illnesses in her family. The integration of entertainment with valuable knowledge emerged as a powerful tool, making health education accessible and engaging for the community. Gultaz’s story exemplifies the positive impact that community-focused initiatives can have on individual lives, fostering a ripple effect of positive change through education, awareness, and practical application.

*Gultaz has chosen not to show her face to the camera.